Red Chicken Chili in the Slow Cooker Recipe

I really like this recipe for red chicken chili in the slow cooker because I don’t always have precooked ground meat in the freezer to throw into the slow cooker for a chili.  Sometimes, I don’t want a white chicken chili.  This is a very typical chili recipe for the slow cooker using chicken breasts in place of the ground meat.  No pre-cooking required!

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Are you ready to make some red chicken chili?  Check out the recipe below!

Red Chicken Chili in the Slow Cooker

Red Chicken Chili in the Slow Cooker


  • 4 Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Cans Light Red Kidney Beans 15.5 oz each - rinsed
  • 1 Can Corn 15 oz - drained
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes 14.5 oz (may substitute Rotel -or add Rotel- if you're looking for more spice)
  • 1 Can Tomato Sauce
  • About 1/2 Cup Frozen Diced Onions & Bell Peppers
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Chicken Base
  • 1 tsp Tony's Cajun Creole Seasoning (or your favorite season-all)
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder


  • Layer the chicken breasts on the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Add all other ingredients over the chicken breasts.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours adjusting times for your appliance.
  • Before serving, use a wooden spoon to break apart the chicken breasts and stir the ingredients until well blended.
  • Adjust seasoning if desired.
  • Enjoy!
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It is funny!  I fixed a bowl for my teenage son to eat.  When I handed it to him, I asked him if he wanted a fork or spoon.  He gave me an odd look then said, “More chips!”  LOL

No precooking is required for this super easy Red Chicken Chili Recipe from the slow cooker.

About Trisha

Trisha Kilpatrick is a homeschooling mother of three. She has a degree in Education with a double major in Elementary and Special Education, but she is more proud of her countless hours of volunteer work in Children’s Church. She believes that all children can learn and that, in life, simple is almost always best. *Affiliate links are used on this site. I may be compensated when you click on or buy from these links. If you have any questions, you can contact me at questions@trishadishes.com .

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