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Southwestern Chicken (Crockpot) Recipe

Looking for an easy Southwestern Chicken (Crockpot) recipe? Learn how to make Southwestern Chicken (Crockpot) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sonja1980

Makes 8 servings



From Fix It and Forget It Lightly, except I used pinto instead of black beans as I didn't have any. I use a whole chicken and make the leftover meat into a one pot chicken chilli the next night. Served over brown rice or with warmed tortillas. Such an easy dish to put together in the morning!

Recipe Ingredients for Southwestern Chicken (Crockpot)

12 oz chicken breast
1 1/2 cups pinto beans, rinsed and drained
11 oz corn kernals, drained
16 oz chunky salsa, divided
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp ground pepper

Recipe Directions for Southwestern Chicken (Crockpot)

  1. Combine beans, corn and 1/2 cup of salsa in crock pot.

  2. Remove gizzards and liver from chicken and rinse. Pour about 1/2 cup of remaining salsa into chicken caviety.

  3. Place chicken in crock pot, over beans/corn mixture. Pour remaining salsa over chicken and sprinkle with paprika and pepper.

  4. Cover and cook on high 3-4 hours or low 7-8 hours.

  5. Remove chicken to a cutting board and carve meat from bone, returning it to the crock pot. Stir and serve.

Categories

Beans, Chicken, Herbs, Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish, Quick, Slow Cook

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 174.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
244
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Sodium
492mg
21%
Potassium
842mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
33.7g
11%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
22.9g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 7% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
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