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Mexican Crock Pot Chicken in a bowl.

Mexican Crock Pot Chicken Recipe (Ultimate Meal Prep)

This versatile Crock Pot Mexican chicken deserves real estate in your fridge. Juicy & tender, it’s great for everything from quesadillas to salads to tacos!
Course Main Course, Meats
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword crock pot chicken, Mexican chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 249kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 2 lb chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa or your favorite kind
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper adjust to taste


  • Slice the onions into half rings and place them on the bottom of the Crock Pot. Season the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides and place it on top of the onions.
    Seasoned chicken and onion in a crock pot.
  • Pour in the salsa and add the cream cheese.
    All the ingredients in a crock pot for a mexican chicken.
  • Turn the Crock Pot on high and cook the chicken for about 3 hours or until fully-cooked.
    Mexican Crock Pot Chicken in a crock pot with a spoon.


Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 832mg | Potassium: 606mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg