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Creamy Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

3-ingredient Salsa Verde Chicken made with chicken, salsa verde, and cream cheese. 

Course Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword creamy crock pot salsa verde chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Chicken Breast
  • (1) 16-ounce jar Salsa Verde or Tomatillo Salsa (2 cups)
  • (1) 8-ounce pkg. Cream Cheese (softened, may use only 4 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt and Pepper (or more to taste)

Toppings:

  • Cilantro
  • White Onion
  • Avocado
  • Mexican Cheese
  • Corn Tortillas

Instructions

  1. Place chicken, salsa verde, cream cheese, and salt and pepper in a slow cooker. Cover and set to the low setting. Cook for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender and can shred easily with a fork.  

  2. Serve warm with tortillas for tacos, on top of a salad, or in a rice bowl.  

Recipe Notes

*May add more spices such as 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, etc.