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Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Sandwiches

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 10 slider size sandwiches
Calories 507kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ¾ cup fresh salsa (the kind you get in the produce/deli area, or make your own recipe!)
  • 1 tablespoon southwest seasoning blend
  • 10 oz package angel hair shredded coleslaw
  • 1 cup frozen sweet corn kernels thawed
  • 3 jalapeños diced (ribs and seeds removed)
  • ½ cup mayo
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 cup crispy fried onions
  • 10 slider buns
  • bbq to drizzle optional


  • Place chicken in slow cooker
  • Sprinkle with seasoning and top with salsa
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 or until chicken is cooked through
  • Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with forks
  • Add as much juice as you like from the slow cooker to the chicken then discard any remaining
  • Return chicken to slow cooker to keep warm, if desired
  • Mix coleslaw by tossing cabbage, jalapeños, and corn in a bowl
  • Whisk together mayo, vinegar, sugar, and cilantro and toss into cabbage mixture, coating evenly
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve (can be made the night before)
  • Serve chicken on slider buns topped with coleslaw, crispy onions and bbq sauce or as desired


Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 650mg | Potassium: 647mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 28.2mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 2.4mg