Try this easy monterey chicken recipe that is a copy cat Chili’s recipe but is even easier thanks to the crock pot! Crock Pot Monterey Chicken Recipe has lots of cheese, barbecue sauce and more for the best meal.
Crock Pot Monterey Chicken Recipe
No need to eat out when you are craving Monterey Chicken. You can easily make it at home and without any work thanks to this slow cooker recipe.
We are all about easy around here and this recipe passed our test. Get dinner on the table easily when you make this amazing chicken dish.
Your house will smell amazing from this tasty chicken being slow cooked all day. The barbecue sauce and onion combine to give this chicken the best flavor and it is SO tender!
Not to mention all of that delicious cheese and bacon the chicken is topped with before serving. Yum! You can’t go wrong with bacon and cheese. 🙂
Make sure you have a good slow cooker to make this Monterey Chicken.
If you are in the market for something new, I really love my Ninja cooker. The nice thing about this is you can brown the meat in the same slow cooker for recipes that call for that.
It is so handy to just have the one pan to clean. It has become of my favorite kitchen appliances.
I also really like this crockpot as well. I use this all the time and it’s great.
My favorite feature is that you can lock the lid down. This is awesome for when you need to take the crockpot somewhere.
I often use the slow cooker to take dishes to potluck events and this feature is amazing! There are several others on sale here.
Another favorite is this programmable crock pot for when I am am not at home all day. I love coming home to a nice meal ready and waiting!
I also like to use crock pot liners to make clean up a breeze. These are worth every penny and save a ton of time.
Try making instant pot monterey chicken if you are short on time and have a pressure cooker.
What do you need to make Mexican Monterey Chicken Recipe?
- boneless skinless chicken breasts
- salt and pepper
- barbecue sauce (Try homemade BBQ sauce)
- Monterey cheese
- bacon, cooked and crumbled
- diced tomatoes
- green onions
How to make crock pot monterey chicken:
This meal comes together so quickly! Simply put the onions in your crock pot and place the chicken on top.
You are going to love the flavor from this slowing cooking all day.
Top with the seasonings and BBQ Sauce and cook on low until the chicken is tender.
It is so easy! 30 minutes before serving top with all of the yummy cheese and bacon.
Serve on the onions and top with diced tomatoes and green onions. Yum!
What to serve with monterey chicken:
The chicken is really delicious with rice. You can pour the BBQ sauce and cheese over the rice and it is so good!
You can save even more time and learn how to freeze rice and you can make this meal even easier. I love to grab the rice from the freezer in the morning and when we come home it is all ready to enjoy.
We do this for lots of meals and it helps put together a quick meal. Give it a try!
It is so easy and helpful for busy weeknights. You can also use brown rice. Learn how to cook brown rice in the microwave for a quick side.
How to make monterey chicken keto?
Just eliminate the rice and enjoy the delicious chicken for a keto friendly meal. You also will want to be mindful of the type of bbq sauce you use as some have added sugars.
We have also made monterey chicken skillet.
This recipe is easy to make in a skillet if you would rather cook on the stove top. It is a great dish no matter how you make it and comes together quickly on medium high heat.
The chicken is so delicious once you top with cheese and green onions. Our entire family loves monterey chicken.
The seasoned chicken is so good!
Try chicken thighs for this Crock pot monterey chicken recipe!
Feel free to substitute chicken thighs for the chicken breasts in this recipe. It is just as tasty and a great way to save a little money.
We are big fans of using what we have or can grab on sale at the grocery store. By cooking like this, it really helps me to save money on groceries.
It is a huge help to our budget. I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning!
Save that money for something else!
Print this slow cooker monterey chicken recipe below:
Try this crock pot monterey chicken recipe that is a copy cat Chili's recipe but even easier thanks to the slow cooker! Packed with BBQ sauce and cheese.
- 3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 onion sliced thick
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 2 cups shredded Monterey cheese
- 6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
- 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
- 1/4 cup green onions
In a 6 quart crock pot place the onions on the bottom and the chicken on top.
Season with salt and pepper.
Pour the BBQ on top.
Cook on low for 6 hours or until the chicken is tender.
30 minutes before ready to serve top with the cheese and bacon.
Serve on the onions and top with diced tomatoes and green onions.
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