The Easiest Crock Pot Chicken Green Chili

So if you’ve been around for a while now you know that I don’t blog about food and recipes very often. I actually think it’s only happened about four or five times over the past couple of years, but YOU GUYS. I’ve discovered the easiest crock pot chicken green chile and I just have to share it with you because this is seriously SO good. And it only takes three ingredients. Yep, just three. And you can literally throw it together in five minutes, which is the best part. I make this all the time and it’s become one of our FAVORITE meals. It’s perfect for an easy weekday dinner or even a family gathering. But I’ll be honest, I have to give all credit for this recipe to my husband. He randomly came up with it several months ago all on his own. We weren’t sure how it would turn out, but we were pleasantly surprised to find that it makes the yummiest green chile in all the land. Or at least we think so!

https://sarahjoyblog.com/five-minute-crock-pot-green-chile/

Five Minute Crock Pot Green Chile 

The magic ingredient here is 505 green chile sauce. It’s absolutely delicious. Plus it’s vegan and gluten free. (I believe most grocery stores carry it!) Simply throw everything in the crock pot and cook on high for about 5 hours.

The easiest crock pot chicken green chile! Easy and quick crock pot green chile recipe.

The easiest crock pot chicken green chile! Easy and quick crock pot green chile recipe.

When it’s done cooking, shred the chicken with a fork and knife. Then serve in a bowl with cheese, avocado slices, sour cream, pico de gallo, a warm tortilla on the side, etc. (And be sure to save some for left overs because it’s even better on day two!) Seriously, it’s SO GOOD. And dinner doesn’t get much easier than this.

The easiest crock pot chicken green chile! Easy and quick crock pot green chile recipe. the easiest crock pot chicken green chileEasy crock pot chicken green chile recipe

 I honestly had no idea how this would turn out when my husband came up with it, but we were both shocked at how good it is. It has TONS of flavor. And I like to think of this as one of those meals that looks like you tried a lot harder than you really did, you know what I mean? It looks like it involves a ton of time and effort, but in reality it only takes five minutes. And I have to say, this green chile is just as good as any other green chile I’ve made. You could throw in some extra ingredients like peppers or beans to bulk it up a bit, but this is usually all I do. Plus you can also kick the spiciness up a notch if you like things hot. And like I mentioned earlier, I think the leftovers taste even better, so try to save a couple bowls if you can! (I haven’t tried this with pork, but I think that would totally work too if you want to swap it for the chicken.)

Well I hope you give this easy crock pot chicken green chile recipe a try and please let me know if you do. I make this alllllll the time, so I’d love to hear what you think. And be sure to let me know if you have any questions!

Here’s a few other easy peasy recipes you might want to try:

Chia Seed and Honey No Bake Protein Balls

Easy and Delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

The Best Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Pin this recipe for later!

The Easiest Crock Pot Chicken Green Chile Recipe with Only 3 Ingredients!

 

Leave a Comment

10 Comments

  1. This sounds delicious! We love quick meals at our house so I think thisos going to be something we will try for sure!

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
  2. Cely wrote:

    YUMMY! Thanks for sharing. I am trying this – this week! 🙂

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
  3. Vicki wrote:

    I make something very similar, using about four pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breasts, a package of chili or taco seasoning (Williams brand chili seasoning is my favorite, simple ingredients, I use the packet for two pounds of meat), a jar of salsa verse and just enough water to rinse out jar. Our favorite way to eat it is over crushed tortilla chips with salsa, guacamole, sour cream, grated cheese, onions, etc. A friend who went to Africa on a mission trip learned about adding shredded coconut and chopped pecans as a topping and it is actually very good! We served it in the hospitality room for a basketball tournament and it was a big hit! Can also be used in tacos, burritos, and as a base for tortilla soup by adding other ingredients like corn, black beans, rice, rotel, etc. Crock pot cooking is the best! Since I make such a large batch, I freeze part of it for later. I use recipes sometimes as is or as a guideline, but often make up recipes like this and tweek if needed. I hadn’t heard of this brand of green Chile sauce, will have to look for it at my grocery store. I have also done beef roast in the crockpot with just the green salsa and salt, pepper, and garlic and onion powder and it is also very good. The acidic ingredients in sauces like this, such as vinegar or lime juice help tenderize the meats. Thanks for sharing!

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
  4. RoxAnn wrote:

    Just wondering about the green chili sauce, Amazon says $24 dollars. Is that right?
    Does anyone have another idea instead of this particular sauce?
    It sounds yummy so congrats to your husband!

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      You can find that sauce at most grocery stores! I believe Wal-Mart even carries it.

      Posted 5.14.18 Reply
  5. Jenn wrote:

    Man, this is my kind of recipe! I cannot WAIT Ato try this!! Thanks for sharing!

    PS – I’m obsessed with your new vintage typewriter!! 😍

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
  6. Deanna wrote:

    I made it last night and we loved it! Truth is…I was a little skeptical. Haha But it was SO good. I had never used the 505 sauce. Definitely will be making it again! Thanks for sharing.

    Posted 5.16.18 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      Oh yay!! So glad you liked it Deanna!

      Posted 5.16.18 Reply
  7. Chicken pot pie that is also chili! I am simply in love. Can’t wait to try the recipe.

    Posted 5.17.18 Reply

Follow on Instagram

  • Happy Holidays GIVEAWAY!! 🎄🎄I’m SO excited to celebrate the holiday season with a fun giveaway for the home decor lover!! I’ve teamed up with a few buddies to give away this gorgeous cookbook stand, including the Magnolia Table cookbook & the little sage bush. AND a $300 gift card to @curtiscreation!! 🎉🎉 Here’s how to enter: 
1. LIKE this photo  2. FOLLOW:  @curtiscreation @ourvintagefarmhouse @sarahjoyblog @my100yearoldhome 
3. COMMENT below and tag a few friends. Each tag is an additional entry! 
Giveaway closes 12/11/18 at 5PM EST & the winners will be announced on this post. Not affiliated or endorsed with Instagram. Good luck!!
  • Sometimes I wonder what my kids will think when they look back on these little squares I share here everyday. I hope to make them proud in every thing I do, but most of all I hope they see how deeply I love them. I woke up this morning feeling desperate for time to slow down so I can soak in this season with them. These are truly the best days. And even on the hard days & the days I feel like I can’t do it all, I love this life & I’m so grateful to God for every minute of it. 💛🙏
  • Slowing down this morning to cuddle on the couch with my baby, drink a second cup of coffee & take in this cozy view. It was a long week over here & this moment is much needed 🙌🏻🙌🏻 Happy weekend everyone!! #grateful
  • I added a few little twinkle lights around the sink & now I’m wishing I could keep these here all year long. What it is about twinkle lights that make everything feel so dreamy?! ✨✨ Tonight I am honored to be part of the BE THE LIGHT Christmas GIVEAWAY. We want to shine the Light of the World by encouraging true hospitality this season! So in true Christmas spirit, please think of one lady in your life who is greatly deserving of a small home refresh! Mom? Sister? Friend? CoWorker? Maybe she works extra days for her family, or keeps your children? Is she your mentor and prayer partner, or she's ill this Christmas? A helpful neighbor, or just lost her job? We want to bless her with each of these:
Pillow @porterlanehome
Rug @kazimahcarpets
Painting @ourvintagefarmhouse
Sign @ohsweetskye
Pillows @designsbyashleyknie
Tray @simplytooshabby
Bedding @beddysbeds
Sign @betweenyouandmesigns
100$ gift card @linensandhutch
Candle @greydencandleco
Rug @orianrugs
Lit Wooden Advent Calendar @amykavs
T-shirt @thelightblonde
Candle @antiquecandleworks
.
.
.
✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨
To nominate someone special in your life:
1.Please comment with this phrase: I want to BE THE LIGHT for my (fill in the blank) and brief reason she deserves this gift. NO NAMES are needed...all personal information will be gathered at the end of giveaway.
2.If you’d like to spread some kindness, we’d love for you to follow all shops listed and accounts tagged in pic, but not mandatory. *Giveaway ends Tues, Dec 11 at midnight. One winner will be chosen at random and announced on this post. **Instagram is not associated in any way with this giveaway.**
  • Happy Friday!! 🙋‍♀️ I’m talking about one of my favorite things on the blog today: SKINCARE!! You guys, for the first time ever this week I got on stories with NO makeup. Not one drop of foundation or concealer on my face & no filter. I know that may not sound like a big deal to some of you, but as someone who’s seriously struggled with skin issues throughout her entire life, it’s a HUGE step for me. I’ve always felt SO self-conscious of my skin & it’s been a struggle since I was in high school. But my skin has improved so much & I owe that to @tula. I’ve been religiously using their products for close to two years now & I’ve seen major improvements through that time. 🙏🙏 I shared all about their holiday gift kits on the blog today, so hop over there if you want to check it out. They’re offering some amazing kits, so now is a great time to stock up on your favorites & of course they make great gifts too. AND the kind folks at @tula gave me a new coupon code for you guys—you can use SARAHJOY for 20% off your order 🎉🎉 #partner #tula
  • My favorite time of day— when the sun goes down & everything starts to glow. That’s when it really feels like Christmas is coming. There’s just something magical about those twinkling lights! ✨✨

Follow Me!