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Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Chili Recipe

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This Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Chili Recipe is full of your favorite Tex-mex flavors and bonus, it clocks in on the lighter side at only 286 calories per serving!


  • 3 to 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can kidney/pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 8-oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 can corn
  • 2 14.5-oz diced tomatoes (chili style if you can find them)
  • 1 4 oz can of diced green chilies
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • optional: sour cream, avocado and shredded cheese


  1. Place chicken in the slow cooker.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the slow cooker, stirring together, making sure the spices are mixed in and the chicken is covered.
  3. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Remove chicken from the chili, shred and return to the crock pot, stirring the chicken in completely and cook for just a few more minutes.
  5. Serve with optional sour cream, avocados and shredded cheese if desired.