Delicious Crock-Pot Salsa Chicken

Crock-Pot Salsa Chicken 

There’s a certain spot in my soul (and belly) for Mexican food. For me it is comfort food and “takes me away to that special place”, as the song goes. Within a few miles of my house I have a wide range of Mexican restaurants; some that are more upscale and have assortments of native cheeses, seafood and fine cuts of meat, and on the other end of the spectrum the taco shops that for just a few bucks can appease our midnight cravings of a killer burrito (extra guacamole, please!). When cooking Mexican dishes at home I also strive to make a wide range of dishes from both ends of that spectrum and most often somewhere in-between.

Crock-Pot Mexican Food for Easy Recipe Success

I find Mexican food easy to work with, staple ingredients like corn, black beans, tomatoes, avocados and cheese go blend amazingly well with one-another and with ingredients of your own that you decide to sub or add in. These will make most vegetarians very happy on their own, and for carnivores this base of ingredients meshes so well with chicken, beef or steak, oftentimes you can interchange any of the three. This simple recipe has only a couple of ingredients and is easy to prep. Crock-pots work great for this recipe, and are overall perfect for those of us with busy lives and provide an easy and effective way to soaked up flavors and make every bite all the more juicy. I hope you enjoy and as mentioned earlier in the article feel free to try subbing in beef or steak. The streak may not bring in the flavors as much as chicken or beef, but people rarely complain when someone cooks up a steak dish 🙂 .

 

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Crock-Pot Mexican Food for Easy Recipe Success
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
4 hr
Total Time
4 hr 10 mins
 
Author: Posh Journal
Ingredients
  • 4 Boneless Chicken Breast
  • 32 ounces of Salsa
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 cup of chopped Onion
  • 1 Tablespoon of Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons of Vegetable Oil
  • Salt/Pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a pan then cook the chicken for 2 minutes per side
  2. Place chicken and other ingredients in crock pot then cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hour or until chicken is falling-apart tender
  3. Add salt/pepper to preferred taste
  4. Turn the slow cooker to warm and shred chicken with fork.

 

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39 Comments

  • Reply Jennifer Van Huss Oct 13, 2015 at 9:18 pm

    WOW! This looks delicious! I own a crockpot but never remember to use it! I really should!

  • Reply Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle Oct 13, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    I’m going to make this and slap it on some squishy Hawaiian bread buns. Mmmm MMMM! Thanks for sharing this.

  • Reply Robin Rue (@massholemommy) Oct 13, 2015 at 10:34 pm

    Now that is what I’m talking about. I love meals like this, so I will definitely be adding this to my list of meals to make soon!

  • Reply Shaylee @ Data Nerds Oct 13, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    This looks like the best thing ever. I love anything with Mexican flavours so I’m definitely going to try this!!

  • Reply Jeanette Oct 13, 2015 at 10:54 pm

    OH Wow! This looks awesome! I have salsa and chicken in the house. I might just have to do this tomorrow for dinner! Thank you for the idea!

  • Reply Jennifer Clay Oct 13, 2015 at 10:59 pm

    This looks so good! I love cooking in my crock pot so I am really excited to try out this recipe!

  • Reply lisa Oct 13, 2015 at 11:14 pm

    I really want to try this. I get so tired of making the same things with chicken and I love using my crock pot.

  • Reply Sarah Bailey Oct 13, 2015 at 11:28 pm

    Oh wow this looks amazing, I definitely need to try it for myself a good reason to buy a crock pot! x

  • Reply danavento Oct 14, 2015 at 12:59 am

    this looks like a keeper great recipe thanks for sharing

  • Reply tara pittman Oct 14, 2015 at 1:22 am

    Crockpot season is here for me. This looks easy to make too.

  • Reply The Wardrobe Stylist Oct 14, 2015 at 1:59 am

    That just looks fantastic!! SOmetimes I don’t know what to make and this really comes in handy and seems so easy to execute!

  • Reply Beth@FrugalFroggie Oct 14, 2015 at 3:33 am

    That looks yummy. I love crock pot recipes.

  • Reply victoria Oct 14, 2015 at 4:04 am

    Looks amazing! my hubby would surely love this i need to try these. for the coming weekends

  • Reply Liz Mays Oct 14, 2015 at 4:20 am

    That chicken looks so pull-apart tender. I can’t wait to try this delicious meal.

  • Reply Ricci Oct 14, 2015 at 4:38 am

    Oh wow! This looks amazing!! I love a good crock pot recipe and this one looks totally doable!!

  • Reply Chanelle Oct 14, 2015 at 5:10 am

    I love making Crock Pot Salsa Chicken. So easy but oh so flavorful. Pinning this so I can try your recipe this weekend.

  • Reply Angie Scheie Oct 14, 2015 at 5:21 am

    This looks divine, and I’ll be pinning to my Crockpot board ASAP! A perfect fall and winter dish!

  • Reply patricemfoster Oct 14, 2015 at 5:33 am

    Look amazing I bet it taste delicious will share.

  • Reply Ourfamilyworld Oct 14, 2015 at 6:36 am

    Oh wow, that looks so delicious! I would love to try this.

  • Reply Elizabeth O. Oct 14, 2015 at 8:04 am

    I’m a huge fan of Mexican food because they know how to play with flavors and fresh ingredients. This looks so good! I would love to make this.

  • Reply Mykidsguide Oct 14, 2015 at 10:14 am

    This looks so tasty. I love collecting crockpot recipes. I can’t wait to try this.

  • Reply Tatanisha Pitts-Worthey Oct 14, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Slow cooker goodness! This looks absolutely delicious, looks like a perfect addition to my slow cooker goodness list.

  • Reply Karlyn Cruz Oct 14, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    We’ve been trying to use our crockpot to make our evenings easier to manage. This will be served this coming week!

  • Reply Wood Arts Universe Oct 14, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    Looks delectable.. can’t wait to try this 🙂

  • Reply fizzandfrosting Oct 14, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    This looks so, so delicious!

    Fizz and Frosting

  • Reply Claudette Esterine Oct 14, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    That looks so scrumptious! Really need to go get a new crock pot and try some of these recipes!

  • Reply Fashionable Librarian Oct 14, 2015 at 3:32 pm

    I am wondering if I should really get a crock pot? hmmm…this looks lovely

  • Reply Uplifting Families Oct 14, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    I am going to have to make this recipe. I love using my crockpot too. I have been trying new recipes lately too.

  • Reply Shann Eva Oct 14, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    Yum. Sound delicious. I’m always looking for new ways to cook chicken. thank you

  • Reply CourtneyLynne Oct 14, 2015 at 7:33 pm

    Ooooo this recipe had me a crockpot!!! Nothing better than a crock pot recipe this time of year!

  • Reply livingoffloveandcoffee Oct 14, 2015 at 8:38 pm

    That looks so delicious! I love cooking in the crockpot to save time.

  • Reply Ann Bacciaglia Oct 14, 2015 at 8:52 pm

    I love to use my crock pot a few times a week. I will have to try this recipe. It looks so delicious i am sure it will be a big hit.

  • Reply Chubskulit Rose Oct 14, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Yum, this sound very easy to make it looks delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

  • Reply Britni Oct 14, 2015 at 10:15 pm

    This looks so good! I love Mexican food and I love cooking in my crock pot so this is a win win for me! Thanks for the great recipe. I can’t wait to try it.

  • Reply kleebanks Oct 15, 2015 at 2:49 am

    OK, I agree with others – this looks great and now that colder weather is here, the crockpot/slow cooker is my friend! 😉

  • Reply chbernard Oct 15, 2015 at 3:04 am

    I will be making this sometime during this week! It looks so easy and delicious! Awesome!

  • Reply jo Oct 15, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    Bookmarked! I’ll put this on my sandwich too. Simple recipe, simple instructions, good food! Love that I have the ingredients here at home. Will try using pork. 🙂

  • Reply Up Run for Life Oct 15, 2015 at 11:56 pm

    I tried this tonight and it was pretty good. I did a small variation to it. I need to find some better salsa next time.

  • Reply Crystal McWhirter-Lopez Oct 16, 2015 at 4:27 am

    This looks so awesome and so easy. The perfect recipe for a busy weeknight!

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