Southwest Slow Cooker Chicken

Check out this great Simple Cooking with Heart, Southwestern slow cooker recipe that your family is sure to love!

Nutrition Facts

Southwest Slow Cooker Chicken


113 Per Serving


17g Per Serving


1g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

Calories 113
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 288 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 2.7 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 17 g


Servings  6  

  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. oregano
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper (optional and variable depending on how spicy you like your chicken!)
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins (all visible fat discarded)
  • 14.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added, diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1-3 oz. canned green chiles
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth


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  1. In a small bowl, stir together chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, oregano and cayenne pepper (optional).
  2. Place chicken in slow cooker and sprinkle half of seasoning mixture over chicken. Flip with a fork and sprinkle other half of seasoning mixture over chicken.
  3. Pour tomatoes, chilies and chicken broth over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  4. Cover and cook over low setting for 8-10 hours, or over high setting for 3-4 hours. Chicken make break apart easily with fork once cooked.

Tip: This chicken is flavorful and extremely versatile; serve as a salad over a bed of lettuce, use for tacos or sandwich meat on a whole-wheat tortilla or bun.