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Crockpot Santa Fe Chicken

Crockpot Chicken Santa Fe is an easy slow cooker chicken recipe that is super versatile!  Use in tacos, soups and more for an easy one-pot meal! This healthy dump and go meal is super easy to prep in just a few minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings 4 servings
Calories 299kcal
Author Lyndsey


  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder salt, pepper, onion powder (to season chicken)
  • ½ packet taco seasoning more or less to taste
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 3 cloves garlic smashed or grated
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 ears fresh corn removed from cobs
  • 2 bell peppers red, orange or yellow, chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro


  • Season chicken breasts with lime juice, garlic powder, salt, pepper, taco seasoning and onion powder. Add to slow cooker. Add in chicken broth. Add in ghee, smashed garlic, and chopped veggies.
  • Cook on low for 3 hours or until chicken registers 165F on an instant read thermometer. Add in cilantro and shred.


  • Refrigerator storage: store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
  • Freezer storage: freeze leftovers in a freezer safe container for another easy dinner.
  • Serving suggestions:
    • Add beans, rice, guacamole or avocado, sour cream and shredded cheese for burrito bowls or in a salad.
    • Add to chicken broth for a Santa Fe Chicken Soup.
    • Layer over tortilla chips and sprinkle with cheese for sheet pan nachos.
    • Make chicken tacos by adding slow cooked chicken to taco shells and topping with cheese before baking in the oven for 10 minutes at 350F.
    • Create a tasty slider sandwich.
    • Make a tasty quesadilla.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.4g | Protein: 30.7g | Fat: 10g