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gray bowl full of spicy chicken soup topped with cilantro

Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken Soup

There's no better cure for winter time blues than Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken Soup! Only 6 ingredients and less than 10 minutes of prep time, this classic soup with a kick will become your new favorite go-to for colds and cold weather!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 144kcal


  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 14.5 ounces canned petite diced tomatoes with lime juice and cilantro
  • 1 cup frozen sweet white corn kernels
  • 4 ounces canned fire-roasted diced green chiles
  • 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning
  • Fresh cilantro and avocado for garnish optional


  • Add all ingredients except for garnishes to slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4
  • Use forks to shred chicken
  • Serve topped with cilantro or avocado if desired


  • If you can't find tomatoes with lime juice and cilantro just substitute regular petite diced tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro OR Rotel tomatoes
  • I made this in my 4.5 quart round slow cooker on high for 4 hours
  • Raw ingredients can be combined and stored in airtight container in freezer for up to 3 months, thaw before slow cooker
  • Leftover can be stored in fridge for up to 3 days or freezer for up to 3 months


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 15.8mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1.9mg