Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken

Ingredients Part A

  • 4 large frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 jar hot salsa
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • ½ packet taco seasoning

Ingredients Part B

  • 2 cups white or brown rice
  • 1 can corn kernels, no salt added
  • 1 can black beans, no salt added

 Directions

  1. Set slow cooker on high. Add ingredients in part A. Cover and simmer for approximately 5 hours.
  2. When chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165*F and can break apart easily, use two forks to shred.
  3. Drain and rinse corn and black beans; add to slow cooker. Replace cover and simmer while preparing rice or similar grain. If extra liquid is present, simmer uncovered.
  4. Pour spicy chicken mixture over rice & enjoy!

By: Amanda E Kruse  RD, CD

 

Photo Credit: http://realmomkitchen.com/1344/easy-mango-chicken-over-coconut-rice/

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