Salsa Verde Chicken

Salsa Verde Chicken

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Temp Low

Salsa Verde Chicken – A tasty recipe for the slow cooker.


  • 4-5 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Jar Salsa verde
  • Cooked rice or tortilla chips
  • Sour cream


  1. Step One

    Rinse chicken and put in slow cooker.

  2. Step Two

    Cover with entire jar of salsa (I just use a little water to swish inside jar to get it all).

  3. Step Three

    Cook for about 3-4 hrs on high or for about 8 hrs on low.

  4. Step Four

    Shred chicken and stir.

  5. Step Five

    Serve over cooked rice or over tortilla chips.

  6. Step Six

    Top with dollop of sour cream, if desired.

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  1. Lee

    Tried this recipe this last week and it was wonderful! I added some minced onion and pepper but that’s it! I shredded the chicken and added it back to the crock with the salsa at the end of the day. It was wonderful on tortillas as tacos for a couple of nights and then I used what was left for the filling in enchiladas later in the week by adding a block of cream cheese and reheating the mixture. I topped the enchiladas with regular salsa and shredded cheese and baked them at 350 for about 20 minutes. This was perfect and can’t get much easier!!

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  2. Jackie W.

    I just threw this in the crockpot…can’t wait till it’s done!!

  3. Melissa M.

    This same recipe using a lean pork tenderloin would be phenomenal!

  4. Rexanne H.

    The new crockpots seem to cook hotter. I have an older one and it seems to work better with time on recipes than the new one. I made a lava cake yesterday in new one and had to cut time down by 1 hour. I guess you will learn by using it as to the time you need to cook your recipes.

  5. Mallery F.

    I made this today…And either my crock cooks real hot or you’re supposed to put the chicken in frozen? (This is only my second time using a crockpot & I am trying to learn how to cook more than boxed mac ‘n cheese!) I put it in on low and it was done in 2hrs & 45min. Maybe I should have just put it on “Keep Warm” instead? Anyone have any tips for a new crocker? Thanks! :)

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