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Overhead view of four shredded salsa chicken soft tacos on a white serving platter.

Crockpot Salsa Chicken

Just two simple ingredients are needed in your crock pot for the easiest and BEST Mexican shredded salsa chicken!
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 1 minute
Servings 6


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar of your favorite salsa


  • Place chicken breasts in your slow cooker insert and cover with salsa.
  • Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, or on low for 6 to 8 hours (until chicken is fully cooked and shreds easily with a fork).
  • Shred chicken using 2 forks, then gently stir to combine and coat chicken.


This recipe yields approximately 4 ½ cups shredded chicken.