Monday, May 25, 2009

Crockpot Salsa Chicken Recipe

This is another wonderful recipe I got from "The Crockpot Lady." I love that it only has 4 ingredients, it was so easy, really yummy, cheap to make, and low in fat!

Ingredients
1 lb chicken breasts or thighs
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup frozen white corn
1 cup salsa (the recipe suggests using an extra 1/2 cup if you are using breasts, but I didn't, and it still tasted great, so you can add it if you like or not)Directions

Place all of your ingredients in the crockpot, stir a little bit, and cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 6-9. If you have smaller pieces of chicken or are thawed to start with (mine was frozen), then reduce the cooking time some. I had a solid one pound piece of frozen chicken, and I cooked it on high for 5 hours and it was perfect. I like to take 2 forks and shred the chicken all up before serving. Serve over white or brown rice! Another suggestion is to scoop it up with corn chips.

Variation: Add a can of cream of chicken to the salsa and stir before adding. This makes it's creamier for something a little different.

Try making leftovers of this into enchiladas Crockpot Salsa Chicken Enchiladas

7 comments:

  1. This looks really good...I wonder if I can get my husband to try it? :o)

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  2. From Donna Kaye, "I made the salsa chicken...it was wonderful!!! I used canned yellow corn though..all I had..it was really good, Brad said it was a keeper!! thanks!! keep em coming!!!"

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  3. From Cindy, "Hey there...I tried the crockpot salsa chicken tonight. It was great! Thanks for the recipe."

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  4. From Donna Kaye, "Brad ate left overs for lunch and said it was even better today...I mixed rice with it and ate it in a flour tortilla...YUM!!!!!!"

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  5. From justEmily, "It was great! I used chicken thighs instead of white meat and used extra salsa. It was super yummy!"

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  6. Amber I'm so glad you posted this. I was staring vacantly into an empty fridge wondering what to make for dinner. But I just happened to have all the ingredients on hand for this. Perfect! Thanks :)

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