Southwest Chicken Recipe
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Southwest Chicken Recipe

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Chicken is cooked until tender and combined with corn, beans, cheese, and salsa for a delicious meal with Southwestern flair. The garnishes really complete the meal.—Maddymoo, Taste of Home Online Community
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) mild salsa
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • Sweet red and yellow pepper strips, sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese and sliced green onions, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 234 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 678mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 24g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 3 lean meat 1 vegetabl

Directions

  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, layer three-fourths each of the corn and beans and half of the salsa. Arrange chicken over salsa; top with remaining corn, beans and salsa. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender.
  2. Shred chicken with two forks and return to the slow cooker; heat through. Top with the peppers, sour cream, cheese and onions if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Southwest Chicken in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2009, p51

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.


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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2016

"This is a great recipe. I used boneless skinless chicken thighs instead of breasts and it was very good that way as well. It could use some salt and pepper, or add more salsa later in the cooking time. Next time I might add a can of green chilies."

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2015

"Loved this and so simple. I put my chicken in frozen. This was perfect for today since we had baseball all day. I put it on at 11, came home at 2:45, and shredded the chicken, then left for game two. By the time we got home at 6:30, it was done. I made mine on a low carb tortilla, the hubby as a rice bowl. We are using the leftovers for nachos and salads the rest of the week!"

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2015

"This was delicious and very easy to make!"

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2015

"Delicious and simple to make...made the recipe as instructed. Next time i will probably use pepper jack cheese and cilantro..and top it off with Avocado! Yum Yum.."

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Reviewed Mar. 26, 2015

"Very simple recipe with good flavor. Nice economical weeknight dinner. I had all the ingredients on hand except black beans. I used kidney beans instead, which worked fine."

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