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crockpot santa fe chicken is an easy crockpot chicken recipe that is super versatile. crockpot chicken tacos or santa fe chicken soup are just two easy dinner ideas you can make with this crock pot santa fe chicken by Momma Fit Lyndsey. This recipe is WW friendly along with being gluten and dairy free.

Crockpot Santa Fe Chicken

Crockpot Santa Fe Chicken is an easy slow cooker chicken recipe that is super versatile!  Use in tacos, soups and more for an easy one-pot meal!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword crock pot chicken, crock pot santa fe chicken, crockpot chicken, crockpot santa fe chicken, healthy crock pot chicken alfredo, healthy slow cooker chicken alfredo, slow cooker santa fe chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings 4 servings
Calories 299 kcal
Author Lyndsey


  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • garlic powder, salt, pepper, onion powder to season chicken
  • 1/2 packet taco seasoning more or less to taste
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 ears fresh corn removed from cobs
  • 3 cloves garlic smashed
  • 2 bell peppers red, orange or yellow, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • cheese, green onions, beans, avocado for serving if desired


  1. 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.

  2. Cook on low for 3 hours or until chicken registers 165F on an instant read thermometer. Add in cilantro and shred.

Recipe Notes

Serving ideas:

  • Add beans, rice and shredded cheese for burrito bowls
  • 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