Skip to content
Join Life Time

Slow Cooker Chicken

High in protein and easy to make, let this recipe become your go-to dinner.
Slow cooker chicken
  • Makes 6 servings
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 3 hours or overnight


  • 6 chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 jar salsa (24 to 36 oz.)
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Jalapeño, if desired
  • 6 cups broccoli


Add all of the ingredients except for the broccoli to a slow cooker.
Set the slow cooker to higher for three to four hours, or low for six to seven hours, cooking until the chicken shreds easily with a fork
Right before you're ready to eat, steam the broccoli.
Shred the chicken with tongs and serve over the steamed broccoli.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Container
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 25g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Thoughts to share?


More Like This

Michelle Tam's Kalua Pork recipe

Kalua Pork

By Michelle Tam

You could make this flavorful Hawaiian-inspired dish in a slow cooker, but my pressure-cooker version will get you a giant pile of smoky, fork-tender pork in a fraction of the time. It’s delicious as is — or you can crisp it up and make carnitas, add it to a frittata, or make tacos with it. 

5-ingredient pulled chicken

5-Ingredient Pulled Chicken

By The Life Time Health Team

Pair this chicken and bacon with your favorite veggies for an easy meal, or use as a versatile add-in to any recipe that calls for chicken. 

a Hawaiian bbq pulled pork sandwich

Hawaiian BBQ Pulled Pork

By The Life Time Foundation Team

Toss these ingredients in the slow cooker for a juicy and flavorful twist on BBQ pulled pork.

Back To Top