Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Recipe

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Lena Mills Modified: March 21, 2022
Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken

For this salsa verde chicken dish, we are using a slow cooker to enhance the tenderness of the poultry and the distinct spiciness brought by jalapenos.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 5 minutes



  • 5chicken thighs
  • 1tbspchicken base
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • 1tspcumin
  • 1jalapenosliced thinly
  • 14ozsalsa verde
  • 1limejuiced


  1. Rub the chicken base, salt, pepper, and cumin over the chicken thighs and add them to the slow cooker.

  2. Divide 1 cup of salsa verde and the jalapeno slices over the pieces of chicken and cook on Low for 7 hours.

  3. Add in the remaining salsa and lime juice and cook for 1 last hour before serving.


  • Calories: 475.14kcal
  • Fat: 33.45g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.66g
  • Fiber: 2.07g
  • Sugar: 3.97g
  • Protein: 33.13g
  • Cholesterol: 189.92mg
  • Sodium: 1179.29mg
  • Calcium: 31.40mg
  • Potassium: 629.36mg
  • Iron: 2.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 55.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.52mg
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