Crockpot Chicken Tomatillo

Here is an old classic of mine but what a goodie.  It is a good thing that this one didn’t get copied over when I moved from blogger to WordPress.  This will take you a total of 5 minutes to prepare and you will enjoy it for days.  I hope you can find solace in the simplicity of this recipe and enjoy.

Crockpot Chicken Tomatillo
 
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 6 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 red peppers, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 jalapeños, sliced
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar of tomatillo salsa
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
Instructions
  1. Place all of the chicken breasts in the bottom of the crockpot
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine all of the remaining ingredients and mix well
  3. Pour mixture over the top of the chicken
  4. Cook in your crockpot on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6 hours

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17 Comments

  1. This looks so amazingly delicious…Two problems:.1) I do not YET own a crockpot…could a cast iron dutch oven (Le Creuset) work on a low temp in the oven or on the stovetop?..Perhaps with the addition of more liquid ? 2) I can only find “canned tomatillos”…not the salsa here in France…could I add other spices or things to mimick your sauce?…Sorry for the lengthy, pick-nit questions…but your recipe looks so scrumptious..I do not wish to mess with it too much!

    1. Donna, mess with it away. Yes you can use tomatillos and make your own salsa and you could bake it at a low temperature in that dutch oven in the oven. You just need to cook it until your chicken is done

  2. Okay so thank you for fixing the recipe and I just finished gobbeling in right up! I loved the spicyness and flavor of the dish but was a little sad that is came out a tad dry and chewy (chicken). I cooked it on low for 5 hours because when I checked it, it was already above the cook temp so we turned it off. Other than that it was a success! We really loved the overall flavor!

  3. Help please I need this recipe for dinner tonight and it won’t pull up!! I got all the ingredients the other day to make it for dinner tonight and I can’t get them to pull up anymore :(

  4. Thanks for another great recipe, so easy and delicious! We don’t get tomatillo salsa in Australia, so just put in more tomatoes, lime juice and fresh coriander!

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