Slow-Cooker Mexican Chicken

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
teaspoon salt
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
tablespoon finely chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. Sprinkle with salt. Top with salsa, chipotle chile and cilantro.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours (or on Low heat setting 8 hours).
  • 3 Remove chicken from slow cooker to plate; shred with 2 forks. Return chicken to slow cooker; toss with cooking liquid.

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Tips

Expert Tips

If you like spicy chicken, use hot salsa and add more chipotle chiles.

You can freeze half of the chicken in a freezer bag to serve on another evening.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
151.8
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3.0g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Cholesterol
82.8mg
28%
Sodium
831.2mg
35%
Total Carbohydrate
3.3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
25.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
29.50%
30%
Calcium
1%
1%
Iron
3.30%
3%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.