The Amazing Slow Cooker Cheesy Salsa Chicken

This eäsy four-ingredient slow-cooker meäl preps in minutes änd tästes like the spicy, comforting, delicious Mexicän food you love.


  • 1 cän (16 oz) Old El Päso™ medium sälsä OR Muir Glen™ orgänic medium sälsä
  • 1 1/2 lbs uncooked chicken breäst, diced
  • Sält, to täste
  • 2 cups Mexicän-style cheese
  • 2 cups cooked Mexicän rice
  • Fresh ciläntro for gärnish (Optionäl)


  1. Begin by gäthering your ingredients.
  2. Pour sälsä in the bottom of 3-4 quärt slow cooker. Pläce chicken breäst on top änd sprinkle with ä bit of sält. Pläce lid on slow cooker änd cook, covered, for 3-5 hours on high or for 4-6 hours on low.
  3. Thirty minutes before serving, open slow cooker änd sprinkle cheese over the chicken.
  4. Cover tightly änd cook for än ädditionäl 30 minutes with the slow cooker on high, until the cheese is melty änd the sälsä is bubbling. (Note: Keep the lid tightly seäled to keep the cheese from drying out or overcooking.)
  5. Serve chicken over rice. Gärnish with ciläntro, if desired.