Slow Cooker Mexican-Style Chicken

Slow Cooker Mexican-Style Chicken

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"This is really easy and turns out delicious every time! Great in tacos and salads. It's now one of my boyfriend's favorite chicken recipes. I usually double or triple the recipe so it makes enough meals for the week."
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4 h 10 m servings 238 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 2.4 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 436 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir tomato salsa, chipotle salsa, and pineapple preserves in crock of a slow cooker. Add chicken and turn to coat in salsa mixture.
  2. Cook on Low until chicken is tender and easily shredded, 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Remove chicken to a cutting board; shred with 2 forks.
  4. Return shredded chicken to salsa mixture, stir, and continue cooking for 1 hour more.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.



this recipe is a great way to get rid of leftover mexican ingredients! I did not have chipotle salsa, but I had leftover salsa and chile in adobo peppers. I also added a bit of orange juice fo...

The perfect amount of sweet and spice. Thank you so much for posting this recipe

My son described this as one of the best things I've ever made. I prepared it as written except added a small can of chopped green chiles for the last hour. Next time I'll use hot salsa rather...

I followed this recipe exactly as written, no substitutions. Unfortunately we did not care for it. The meat was use too sweet and not in a good way. We won't be making this one again.

This was so easy to make, and I love the taste. I served it over rice, and pasta. Its a great recipe when you don't want to spend a lot of time prepping.