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Spicy Chicken Stew Recipe

This Spicy Chicken Stew recipe is so easy to make and tastes amazing. It has just the right amount of kick, and I love that you can make it in the slow cooker.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken soup, Slow Cooker Recipe, slow cooker stew
Servings: 6
Calories: 389kcal


  • Slow Cooker


  • 3 ⅓ cups potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 10 ounces sweet corn frozen
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 12.5 ounces salsa
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 boneless chicken breast
  • 4 boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 4 (6 inch) corn tortillas cut into strips


  • Place potatoes, corn, celery, carrots, onion and garlic in slow cooker. Stir in salsa, salt, cumin, chile powder and pepper. Distribute chicken evenly on top of vegetables and pour chicken broth over chicken.
  • Place lid on slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours.
  • Transfer chicken to a plate and shred with 2 forks into bite-sized chunks. Return to slow cooker.
  • Mix in tortilla strips into stew and serve warm.


We topped it with cheese, avacado, and cilantro and it was awesome!


Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 1691mg | Potassium: 1284mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 4045IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 3mg