SLOW COOKER SALSA CHICKEN

5/5

This recipe makes 6 servings. And it’s easy to double when feeding a crowd or portion out and freeze for future quick and easy meals.

HOW MANY CALORIES AND WW POINTS IN THIS CROCK POT SALSA CHICKEN?

According to my calculations, each serving (made with boneless, skinless chicken thighs) has about 187 calories and:

2 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
5 *PointsPlus (Old plan)

If you decide to use lean, skinless, boneless chicken breasts to make this salsa chicken, each serving will be:

2 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)

This is the EASIEST slow cooker recipe EVER! Just TWO ingredients: salsa and chicken makes delicious juicy shredded chicken that can be used in tacos, enchiladas, over rice, over salad and more!

PREP TIME5 MINS | COOK TIME6 HRS | TOTAL TIME6 HRS 5 MINS | Servings (adjustable): 6 | Calories: 187

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds lean skinless chicken thigh filets
  • 1-1/2 cups thick and chunky salsa

Instructions

  • Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
  • Place the chicken in your slow cooker. Top with the salsa.
  • Cover and cook on LOW until the chicken is tender, 4 to 6 hours.
  • When cooked, remove the chicken and set on a large plate or cutting board and shred with two forks.
  • Add the shredded chicken back into the crock pot with the pots juices. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 1/2 cup2*SmartPoints (Green plan) (boneless skinless thighs or breast)2*SmartPoints (Blue plan) (boneless skinless thighs)0*SmartPoints (Blue plan) (boneless skinless chicken breast)2*SmartPoints (Purple plan) (boneless skinless thighs)0*SmartPoints (Purple plan) (boneless skinless chicken breast)

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