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Slow cooker salsa chicken

This recipe is easy to prep and then placed in the slow cooker. Put it on a fresh bun or have it with rice and vegetables.


  • 2 lb (1 kg) boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 8)
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
  • 1 cup (250 mL) salsa
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced


  1. In a large bowl, toss together chicken thighs, oil, chili powder, oregano and cumin to coat well.
  2. Stir together salsa, garlic and jalapeño in slow cooker.
  3. Brown chicken thighs in nonstick skillet over medium high heat and add to slow cooker. Nestle chicken into salsa mixture; cover and cook on Low for 4 to 6 hours or until very tender.
  4. Using 2 forks, shred chicken and stir into sauce.

Nutritional info per serving (1 of 8)

Calories                        180
Protein                         22 g
Sodium                         290 mg
Potassium                     320 mg
Total fat                        8 g
Saturated fat                 2.5 g
Cholesterol                   65 mg
Carbohydrates             3 g
Fiber                             1 g
Sugars                          1 g
Added sugars                0 g

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