Salsa Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Salsa Chicken in the Slow Cooker at The Happy Housewife

By contributing writer SnoWhite

Salsa chicken in the slow cooker is an incredibly easy dinner to prepare for your family.  Toss in some pineapple and black beans and serve over brown rice.

It’s perfect for Cinco de Mayo and works great during warm months when you don’t want to heat up your house by making dinner.

Salsa Chicken in the Slow Cooker


  • 4-5 chicken breasts
  • 1 (8 ounce) jar of salsa (mild, or spicy)
  • 1 (14 ounce) can of black beans
  • 1 (14 ounce) can of pineapple (rings, chunks or tidbits)


  1. Place 4-5 chicken breasts in the bottom of a lightly greased slow cooker.
  2. Pour one jar of salsa over the chicken.
  3. Pour in one can of pineapple (juice included).
  4. Drain and rinse one can of black beans; add to the slow cooker.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours.
  6. Serve warm over rice.

Courses Main Dish

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  1. Lisa Mac says:

    I make this great disn all the time but I add a drained can of corn instead of the pineapple. Delicious.

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