Slow Cooker Chicken Chilli finished dish

Slow Cooker Chicken Chilli

Slow cooker chicken chilli is a hearty and flavorful dish prepared in a slow cooker, allowing for hands-off cooking and minimal effort.

This recipe combines tender chicken meat with the flavourful taste of our Gran Luchito Chilli Con Carne Sauce. Prepared in the slow cooker or crock pot, you’ll appreciate the convenience, simplicity, and most importantly, the delectable outcome of this slow cooker chicken chilli recipe.

Here are the main reasons to make slow cooker chicken chilli at home:

  1. Straightforward. Minimal effort is required in the preparation, all you have to do is add chicken, peppers, onion and Chilli Con Carne Sauce into the slow cooker, and let the pot do its magic.
  2. More flavour. It may take longer to cook but by cooking slowly the flavours deepen, resulting in a very tasty Chilli.
  3. Lower in fat. No need to add extra oil.

Here are some additional ideas for optional toppings:

  1. Avocado slices
  2. Sour cream
  3. Coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  4. Grated cheddar cheese
  5. Gran Luchito Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips
  6. Gran Luchito Fired Roasted Serranos
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  • Total time

    4-6HRS 6MINS

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How to make it

  1. Place the chicken in the slow cooker, add the onions and peppers, season with salt and pepper.
  2. Open the jar of Chilli Con Carne Sauce and pour it over the chicken. Close the lid and slow cook for 4-6 hrs, or pressure cook for 30 min.
  3. Shred the cooked chicken and combine in the sauce. Serve with steamed white rice and a spoonful of sour cream.

What to serve with Slow Cooker Chilli Chicken

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What type of chicken works best for this recipe?

Both boneless, skinless chicken breasts and thighs work well in this recipe. Choose whichever you prefer or have on hand.

Can I adjust the recipe to make it less spicy?

To make the chili less spicy, you can reduce the amount of chili powder or omit any additional spicy ingredients like jalapenos or hot peppers. If you still want some heat, you can also use a mild chili powder instead of a hot one.

How do I store leftovers?

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

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