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Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

This low carb slow cooker salsa chicken is easy to make and tastes delicious. With 5 ways to use this slow cooker dish, make sure to make a big batch! Only 4.5g net carbs per serving.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken dinner, Mexican, slow cooker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 174 kcal
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)


  • 2 cans cans diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 3 ½ lbs chicken (thighs & breasts, boneless, skinless)
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 3 large cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 lime, juiced


  1. Add your chicken to the slow cooker.
  2. Top with onions and garlic.

  3. Add salt, cumin, oregano and lime juice to the tomatoes and mix before pouring over the chicken.
  4. Cover and cook fro 6-8 hours.
  5. When the chicken is cooked, take it out and place in a bowl and shredded. Then using a hand blender, blend the contents of the slow cooker to make it a nice, smooth sauce.

  6. Place the shredded chicken back into the slow cooker and let cook another 5 minutes.
  7. Serve as quesadillas, tacos, on lettuce, on rice or even eat it with eggs for breakfast.