Green Salsa Chicken (slow cooker)

5 370 160
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 6 h 6
Green Salsa Chicken (slow cooker)
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681 gm Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
1 onion(s) Sweet onion (large, thinly sliced)
1 tbsp Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
1/2 tsp Sea Salt (or to taste)
1/2 cup Green chili salsa, medium (I used Herdez Salsa Verde)


1. Place the green salsa, taco seasoning and salt in the slow cooker (crock pot). Then, layer the thinly sliced onions on top.

2. Remove any visible fat from the chicken thighs and place them in a single layer over the onions. Cook on low 8-9 hours, or on high 5-6 hours.

3. When chicken is done, remove it from the slow cooker. Place it in a bowl and shred it with two forks. Add enough of the salsa mixture from the slow cooker to make it very moist, but not soupy.

4. Serve hot over rice or Cilantro Lime Rice.


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*Note: Slicing the onions thinly helps them cook at the same rate as the chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 160
Calories from fat 42
Calories from saturated fat 11.2
Total Fat 4.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 107 mg
Sodium 521 mg
Potassium 390 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Sugars 3.7 g
Protein 23.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.3
Vegetables 0.7

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