Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken

Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken

Hi, it’s Jenn, from Eat Cake For Dinner.  I’m back again and this time I am sharing a reaaaaally good dinner recipe with all of you.

 I’ve decided I should use my slow cooker more often, at least on the weekends.   It’s hard for me to use it during the week, because if I started a dish before work, by the time I got home, it would be way over cooked.  Maybe I should get one of those slow cookers where it automatically flips to “warm” when the cooking time is over.  Does anyone have one like that?  Do you like it?

 This chicken only takes a few minutes to put together and in just a few hours, you can have a terrific dinner ready for your family.

 The chicken was so tender and shredded apart beautifully.  We did not skimp on the toppings.  Sour cream, Cheddar cheese, cilantro, green onions and tomato made this already delicious chicken dish even better.  It doesn’t get much easier than this!

Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken

Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken
A super easy and delicious shredded chicken dish that is made in the slow cooker.
Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 4
  • 4 chicken breasts, frozen
  • 2 Tbl. taco seasoning
  • 1 green bell pepper, ribbed, seeded and chopped
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1½ - 2 c. salsa (I used chunky Medium salsa)
  • For Serving:
  • cooked rice
  • chopped cilantro
  • chopped green onions
  • sour cream
  • shredded cheese
  • diced tomatoes
  1. Place frozen chicken breasts in bottom of slow cooker. Sprinkle with taco seasoning. Add the chopped bell pepper, corn, beans and salsa. Cover and cook on high for 3½ - 4 hours or until chicken is cooked through. Shred chicken. Serve over cooked rice and top with desired toppings.

Recipe slightly adapted from: Kraft

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Jenn is the blogger behind Eat Cake for Dinner.She was born and raised in Utah and she still resides there with her high school sweetheart of 15 years.She loves being in the kitchen and spending her spare time cooking, baking, and blogging.From cakes to cookies to breads and casseroles, you will find it all on her blog.She loves all types of food, but cake and frosting are her favorites.If you ask her, the more frosting the better.
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  1. Slow cooker chicken like this is one of my favorites and this recipe looks delicious! I love that this is such a healthy and easy meal! Thank goodness for crock pots!!

  2. This looks absolutely delicious, Alyssa! And I’m not just saying that because I haven’t had dinner yet. 😉

  3. I have a 6 quart Hamilton Beach slow cooker with the automatic “warm”. I absolutely love it. I had 2 Crockpot brand slow cookers that would boil food on the “low” setting. My food was consistently overcooked. Meat was falling off the bone but all dried out. Yuck. I did some research on line and found that those slow cookers often have that problem. I got rid of them and never looked back. No, I’m not a rep, just a happy camper with a slow cooker that cooks perfectly.

  4. This look scrumptious! Such a perfect slow cooker meal.

  5. Stephanie Hopkins says:

    I have recently bought a slow cooker with a timer on it. Indispensable now. I set it to start cooking after 11.00am and I arrive home to a perfect dinner.

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