Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken
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Looking for quick dinner ideas? How about this quick,easy, and affordable Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken over Rice?
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 5 serves
  • Chicken cutlets or tenderloins (half a bag or around 8-9 cutlets)
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup
  • 1 jar salsa
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
  • White rice (4 - 5 servings)
  • Cilantro (optional for topping)
  • Sour Cream (optional for topping)
  • Cilantro
  • Slow Cooker SouthWest Chicken0
  1. Layer the bottom of the slow cooker with the chicken
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  3. Dump the cream of chicken soup, jar of salsa, drained can of corn and drained can of black beans on top.
  4. Cook on HIGH for 4 hours. Before the end, make sure the chicken is cooked enough.
  5. About one hour into the slow cooker cycle, you may optionally stir all the ingredients together, and make sure the chicken is all submerged in the sauce.
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  7. Once the slow cooker cycle is through, cook up your rice.
  8. You can serve directly from crockpot over the rice, and garnish with the cheese, cilantro and sour cream.
  9. Slow Cooker SouthWest Chicken5OR(preferred method) transfer the chicken and sauce to baking dish and top with the shredded cheddar cheese.Put under the broiler and melt the cheese, until its slightly browned.Remove from broiler and serve over rice.Top with cilantro and sour cream as desired.Slow Cooker SouthWest Chicken1
If you want it less creamy, and more tomato tasting, skip the can of cream of chicken and let the salsa provide most the flavor. You could add onions too. Be creative...
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 5 serves
Recipe by Slow Cooker Society at