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This slow cooker Mexican chicken is a delicious and easy dinner idea. It's just right over tortilla chips or rice and beans. #ad

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken.

A tasty chicken recipe perfect for busy days, this slow cooker Mexican chicken is just right over tortillas or rice!

Course Entree
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free
Keyword easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 165 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ¾ cup red onion sliced
  • cup salsa verde
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cumin
  • 1 cup corn kernels canned or frozen
  • ½ cup water

For serving:

  • tortilla chips
  • rice
  • chopped red bell pepper
  • green onions
  • fresh cilantro


  1. Place the chicken breasts, red onion, salsa verde, cumin, water, and corn in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook the chicken for 4 hours on high, or 6-8 hours on low.
  3. When the chicken is cooked through, shred it with two forks.
  4. Serve over tortilla chips or rice, and top with desired toppings.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts are for Mexican chicken only.

Store leftovers in the refrigerator - they should stay fresh for 3-4 days.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 364mg16%
Potassium 517mg15%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 205IU4%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.