Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken with Black Beans and Corn Recipe

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken with Black Beans and Corn Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken with Black Beans and Corn

With only 5 minutes of prep time, this slow-cooked salsa chicken is the perfect set-and-forget meal. Beans, corn, salsa, and cheese complete the dish.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 6 hours
Total: 6 hours 5 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupscorn,fresh or frozen
  • 15ozblack beans,rinsed and drained
  • 2chicken breasts,(16 oz), boneless skinless halved lengthwise
  • ½tspadobo seasoning,or salt, to taste
  • ¾tspground cumin
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • cupssalsa,chunky, mild
  • 1cupcheddar,shredded, reduced fat
  • cilantro,chopped for garnish
  • avocado,for serving, optional
  • brown rice,for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. Combine corn and beans and put them in the slow cooker.

  2. Season the chicken with adobo (or salt), garlic powder and cumin then place in the slow cooker and top with salsa.

  3. Cover and cook on Low for 6 hours.

  4. Top with cheese, cover and cook for about 5 minutes, until melted.  Garnish with cilantro.

  5. To serve, transfer the chicken and vegetables with a slotted spoon and serve over rice or cauliflower rice.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 735.62kcal
  • Fat: 21.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.37g
  • Trans Fat: 0.49g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.64g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.33g
  • Fiber: 19.58g
  • Sugar: 10.14g
  • Protein: 52.86g
  • Cholesterol: 89.34mg
  • Sodium: 858.91mg
  • Calcium: 397.15mg
  • Potassium: 2250.86mg
  • Iron: 7.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 147.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.56mg
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