Monday, May 7, 2018

Slow Cooker Sante Fe Chicken

This is now in our regular dinner rotation- we all LOVE it.  Its really versatile, in that I can make it into a salad, a Mexican rice bowl, a taco/burrito, or eat it straight up.  Its really good and very easy.
Serving size is 3/4 cup and macros are F: 3, C: 17, P: 24

Slow Cooker Sante Fe Chicken

  • 24 oz (1 1/2) lbs chicken breast
  • 14.4 oz can diced tomatoes with mild green chilies
  • 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 8 oz frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 14.4 oz can fat free chicken broth
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • salt to taste

    1. Combine chicken broth, beans (drained), corn, tomatoes, cilantro, scallions, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, cayenne pepper and salt in the crock pot.  Season chicken breast with salt and lay on top.  Cook on low for 8 – 10 hours or on high for 4 to 6 hours.  Thirty minutes before serving, remove chicken and shred.
    2. Return chicken to slow cooker and stir in. Adjust salt and seasoning to taste.
    3. Serve over rice or tortillas and with your favorite toppings.
    Instant Pot: Cook high pressure 25 minutes, quick or natural release.


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