RecipeSalsa Pulled Chicken

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 210
  • Protein: 34 g
  • Total Fat: 4 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 3 g
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 110 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  • Total Sugar: 1 g
    • Natural Sugar: 1 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 560 mg

This easy recipe can be the base for countless delicious meals, including tasty tacos, speedy sandwiches and satisfying cheese enchiladas. You’ll want to save this one because it has so many mouthwatering uses for…busy weeknights, lazy weekends when you don’t have the energy to cook, and even when you’re hosting a get-together—it’s that versatile. But the real beauty of this dish is in its simplicity—it requires only a few minutes and three everyday ingredients: chicken, your favorite salsa and taco seasoning, either store-bought or homemade if you prefer. It’s scrumptious slow cooker magic!

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This recipe makes about 6 cups shredded chicken
  • • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa (about 2 cups), mild, medium or hot
  • • 2 pounds chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • • 4 teaspoons taco seasoning (preferably reduced sodium)
  • • Salt and pepper, to taste

Add chicken, salsa, and taco seasoning to slow cooker and mix everything to combine and coat chicken. Cover with lid, and cook for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low. When the chicken is done, shred it with a fork until all of the liquid within the slow cooker is fully incorporated. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Enjoy pulled chicken in sandwiches, salads, lettuce wraps, Chicken Enchiladas or on top of this tasty Rice and Beans recipe.

Nutrition provided for 1 cup of shredded chicken.

Want more slow cooker recipes? Try this tasty Slow Cooker Chicken and Black Bean Chili!