Four Ingredient Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

This easy Four Ingredient Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken recipe is simply the best family-pleasing choice for a busy day!

Course dinner
Cuisine slow cooker
Keyword chicken, crock-pot, easy recipe, salsa chicken, slow cooker, slow cooker salsa chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 50 minutes
Servings 8
Author Rachel Singer


  • 2-3 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs trimmed
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp taco seasoning (or one packet)
  • 16 oz salsa


  1. Trim chicken and place it in the bottom of your Crock-Pot.

  2. Rinse and drain the black beans, then add them to the Crock-Pot.

  3. Top the chicken and beans with taco seasoning and salsa.

  4. Cook on low for 5-5.5 hours, then shred.

  5. Serve the finished salsa chicken with your own favorite taco accoutrements.

Recipe Notes

Note: Use two or three pounds of chicken, depending on what you have on hand, how many leftovers you want, or how “saucy” you like your chicken. This recipe is forgiving.