Go Back
+ servings

5-Ingredient Crock Pot Mexican Chicken & Homemade Taco Seasoning

This 5-Ingredient Crock Pot Mexican Chicken is yummy! And being that it uses bone-in chicken quarters, its a great option for busy, busy days. If you're wanting to try the homemade taco seasoning, here's that too!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Gwen


  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds chicken quarters
  • 1 16-ounce can "chili ready" diced tomatoes (Red Gold has a good option if you can find it)
  • 1/2 to 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 4- ounce can green chiles
  • 2 tablespoons Mexican seasoning


  • Place the chicken in a slow cooker.
  • Pour the broth over the chicken, then the tomatoes, chiles and lastly sprinkle with the seasoning.
  • Cook on low about 7 hours.
  • Serve over rice or pasta if desired.

Freezer Meal Directions:

  • Place the chicken in a pre-labeled, 1-gallon freezer bag.
  • Stir together the vegetable broth, tomatoes, chiles, and seasoning; pour over the chicken.
  • Squeeze out as much air as possible and lay flat to freeze.
  • Defrost overnight before cooking.