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Sunday
Nov202011

Holly's Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken

I recently added a poll to my blog to see what type of recipes you guys are looking for and many of you have requested slow cooker recipes. So I'm really excited to share this easy Mexican Slow Cooker Chicken with you guys, it only has 5 ingredients!

My friend and co-worker, Holly, passed along this recipe and it's oh so good. Holly's a mom of 4, works and has a social life that puts mine to shame...the definition of a busy cook (and crazy woman). If you're looking for an easy and dependable weeknight recipe this one is for you. Not only is the recipe delicious, but it uses minimal ingredients, is hands off and since I'm not feeding a family of 6 it will pretty much last us the whole week. It's also really good leftover and you can eat the chicken straight up, throw it in a tortilla shell, eat it over rice or make some nachos.

Mexican Slow Cooker Chicken 2

Ingredients
1 package of chicken breasts (approx 1.5-2 lbs)
1 jar of salsa
1 can of black beans
1 can of corn
1/2-1 block low fat cream cheese (I usualy go with 1/2 but if you're feeling indulgent throw the whole block in)
Optional: avocado, tabasco and pico de gallo

Directions
Drain black beans and corn (leaving a little liquid) Place chicken, salsa, black beans and corn in slow cooker. Cook on low for 7-8 hours. A half hour before eating stir in cream cheese. 

Serve with tabasco (if you're not feeding children) and avocado and enjoy!

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