This Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Chowder combines corn, chicken, salsa, cheese, and spices to create a thick, creamy chowder that is packed with tex-mex flavors!
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Chowder
Are you looking for a delicious, comforting chicken recipe for the crock-pot to warm you up this winter? Then this Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Chowder is for you!
I love that I was able to toss the ingredients in the crockpot and have a hot meal at dinner time.
This Mexican-inspired Chicken Chowder was super filling and we had plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day.
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Chowder Recipe: corn, chicken, salsa, cheese and spices come together to create a thick, creamy chowder packed with tex-mex flavor.
- 1.5 lbs chicken breasts, diced into 1/2 inch cubes
- 1/2 cup chopped onions
- 4 garlic cloves, minced (or 1.5 teaspoons of garlic powder)
- 4 cups of chicken broth
- 2 celery ribs, diced
- 1 package of dry chicken gravy mix (or 2 tablespoons if from the canister.)
- 2 cups of milk
- 4 oz diced green chilies (if you like green chilies, you can double this)
- 2 cups of salsa (mild to hot – your choice)
- 2 cups of corn
- 32 oz bag of frozen hash brown potatoes
- 1 cup of Velveeta cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
- salt and pepper
- Combine chicken, onions, garlic, celery, and broth in the slow cooker, cover, and cook on low for about 6 hours.
- Dissolve the gravy mix into the milk in a medium-size bowl. Stir into the chicken mixture.
- Add the salsa, thawed potatoes, chilies, corn and cheese. Mix well and cover.
- Cook for an additional 2 hours. Taste, and add salt and pepper as needed.
- Serving Size: 1/8th of recipe
- Calories: 359
- Fat: 5
- Carbohydrates: 43
- Protein: 28
Keywords: soup, chowder, tex-mex, slow cooker
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.