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Four meal prep containers, each containing crockpot salsa chicken, corn, black beans, cherry tomatoes and lettuce.
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Easiest 2-Ingredient Crockpot Salsa Chicken

Easiest 2-Ingredient Crockpot Salsa Chicken comes together SO easily and it can be used for so many recipes like tacos, burrito bowls, salads and more. Plus, it can be frozen!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 160kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 500 mL fresh salsa Note: You can use jarred, but fresh salsa tastes the best

Topping ideas

  • Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • Sliced avocado
  • Corn
  • Black beans, rinsed and drained
  • Sliced jalapenos
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro
  • Corn tortillas
  • Cooked rice

Instructions

  • Add olive oil, chicken and salsa to crockpot and cook on low for 6 hours. Remove chicken breasts after cook time is finished, shred, and add back to crockpot, stirring well.
  • Serve with toppings of choice. Will keep in glass meal prep bowls in the fridge up to 4-5 days. 
  • If freezing chicken: wait for chicken to cool closer to room temperature then freeze in small glass containers with lids. Defrost in the fridge overnight and reheat in microwave for 2-3 minutes to serve. 

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Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal | Protein: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 420mg | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.4mg