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Amazing 5-ingredient slow-cooker salsa chicken

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 10 hours
  • Yield: 4 1x


This recipe couldn’t be easier and is completely delicious- prep time less than 5 minutes! 

Syns: 1 per portion


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 x 300g pot salsa (try to get lowest syn one you can!)
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes


  1. Mix together the salsa, chopped tomatoes and chilli flakes and pop into the slow-cooker pot
  2. Immerse the chicken breasts in the mixture
  3. Cook on low for 10-12 hours, or high for 6 hours
  4. 30 minutes before end of cooking time add the black beans
  5. Shred the chicken and serve!


If you don’t want to use shop-bought salsa, there’s a very nice chicken and black bean recipe in the index which is made from scratch. Serve with lime, rice and shredded lettuce.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes