Crockpot Chicken Verde with 5 Ingredients

Crockpot Chicken Verde with 5 ingredients will get your dinner ready in one pot and full of flavor with herbs and spices.

Crockpot meals are simple to make and save a lot of time for busy moms and families. You rarely have to defrost your meat and with a little chopping of your ingredients and placing in your crockpot, the only other thing you have to do is wait.

That being the beauty of it is getting it ready and letting it do it’s “thing,” while you work on more important tasks.

Crockpot Chicken Verde with 5 Ingredients

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This Chicken Verde recipe is easy to make and you can add any side dish to it you like. It takes 3 hours on high and 6 -7 hours on low using frozen chicken breasts with just a few ingredients and when it’s done you just shred the chicken and place on a tortilla. What can be simpler?

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Crockpot Chicken Verde

Crockpot Chicken Verde with just 5 ingredients will get your dinner ready and in one pot and full of flavor with herbs and spices.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword crockpot chicken verde, slow cooker chicken verde
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 251kcal
Author Candi Elm


  • 6 boneless chicken breasts
  • 16 oz Salsa Verde
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Lime juice optional


  • Place the frozen chicken breasts into the crockpot using a crockpot liner for easy cleanup. 
  • Add a 16 0z jar of salsa verde, cumin, garlic powder, lime juice and salt and pepper. 
  • Cook on low temp for 6 hours or high temp for 4 hours.  When done, let cool a bit and then shred with two forks. 
  • Serve on top of corn tortillas, add some cilantro for color, or jalapenos. Serve with Rice, beans or corn salsa. 


Nutrition is for chicken filling only.
Try crockpot liners for easy cleanup.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1013mg | Potassium: 875mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 766IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg
Crockpot Chicken Verde 5 ingredients or less

Supplies for Your Crockpot

  • Slow Cooker Liners  Makes Clean up a Breeze
  • Crockpot Travel Carrier Take your favorite crockpot with you and keep it safe from spills.
  • Digital Thermometer Perfect for checking the temperature of your meats in the crockpot.
  • Shredding Claws Makes pulled pork and pulled chicken easier to shred without burning your hands.
  • Bowls for Storage Makes leftovers and clean-up easier.
  • Baggy Rack  Bag openers to hold bags open as you pour in ingredients.
  • Crockpot Trio 3 1.5 crocks for side dishes and dips.
  • Pioneer Woman 7 Quart Programmable Crockpot
  • 13 Crockpot tips and uses

Ways to Serve Your Chicken Verde

  • Serve with Spanish Rice
  • Jasmine Rice
  • Corn Salsa
  • Refried Beans
  • Serve on Tortillas
  • On A bed of lettuce
  • Make them into a burrito
  • Add some shredded cheese.
5 ingredient or less crockpot chicken verde

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  1. 5 stars
    We just made a similar recipe in the Instant Pot and it is SO good! I will have to try it this way, too!

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