Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken Recipe with Lime and Melted Mozzarella (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

Kalyn's KitchenReviews(13)
Boston L.: "It turned out awesome! Made some veggies and blac…" Read More


  • 2 cups medium salsa (or mild, simmered to reduce to 1 cup)
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (trimmed and cut in half lengthwise)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (fresh-squeezed, or less if you're not that into lime)
  • 1 cup low fat mozzarella (grated)
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NutritionView more



Calories210Calories from Fat60
Total Fat7g11%
Saturated Fat3.5g18%
Trans Fat
Calories from Fat60
Total Carbohydrate8g3%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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Brian O'Connor Jr 22 days ago
I followed the directions as stated, except I used Mexican cheese blend instead of mozzarella. The chicken came out dry, however the flavor was very good. Next time I’ll probably bake it instead and hope for a better outcome
Boston L. 27 Apr
It turned out awesome! Made some veggies and black bean pasta with it and hubby loved it !!
Charlotte 20 Apr
Very tasty. We loved it. I will make it again.
Jenifer E. 22 Mar
Made this for our dinner tonight. I shredded the chicken and put it over chips like a taco salad. It qas really good. I will make it again.
Chelsie H. 14 Oct 2017
My husband loved it, but I thought it was only OK. It didn't have as much depth of flavor but was very moist and tender. I would opt for a different kind of cheese next time, as mozzarella is a bit bland for something like this. Maybe Monterrey jack, like someone suggested.
Roxann W. 25 Sep 2017
Turned out great. Loved the flavor. I'm going to try it next time over rice.
Richard S. 13 Sep 2017
I used Monterrey Jack cheese instead of Mozzarella cheese. I like it better with Salsa. The dish was simple and tasted awesome. It will be a regular for a while.
Sarah Fitzgerald 18 Aug 2017
It was okay, but it was almost like eating regular tacos.
Shonia Struck 23 May 2017
Took more time than expected to make I cooked the chicken in the crockpot for over 2 1/2 hours and the meat never came to fully cooked so I think if I just did a bit of precook or started cooking a few hours prior than I did, then dinner would have been done on a more timely manner! But other than that love the slow cooker idea, and the minimal amount of ingredients this is a great choice for an easy meal! My family really enjoyed it! Made with a side of baked beans and a side pasta and it was delicious!
Jessica M. 20 Jul 2016
This turned out really good. I didn't reduce the salsa, just threw it in the crockpot. My chicken breast was frozen and I don't think it even took 2 whole hours. I also added a couple tbsp of Italian seasoning. The Italian seasoning makes a world of difference.
James N. 14 Feb 2016
It was ok just didn't have the flavor I thought it would have made some Spanish rice to go with it no
Kevin S. 12 Feb 2016
My wife and I liked it. It was easy to make. I will make it again because I like easy tasty weeknight meals. Thanks for the recipe. I like most of the ones that I have tried.
Amy P. 10 Sep 2015
We really enjoyed it! It was really easy and super tasty. I cooked the chicken on high in the slow cooker for 1.5 hours, but I think 1 hour would've been perfect. I will definitely make this again. Thanks!!