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Slow-Cooker Cheesy Mexican Chicken

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Mexican Chicken
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 6 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4

The cheesy Mexican flavors of this slow-cooked chicken favorite is delicious over rice or a fresh salad. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Chicken

1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1
package Old El Paso™ mild taco seasoning mix
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

Accompaniment

2
packages (8.2 oz each) Old El Paso™ fiesta rice

Optional Toppings

1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Place cubed chicken in slow cooker. Sprinkle taco seasoning mix over chicken; stir, making sure all pieces are well coated. Stir in enchilada sauce and tomatoes. Stir once again until well combined.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours.
  • 4
    Uncover; sprinkle cheese over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 10 minutes longer.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, cook rice as directed on packages.
  • 6
    Serve chicken over rice. Top with cilantro if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Make a double batch of this recipe and pack leftovers for an excellent lunch the next day.
  • Not only does this cheesy Mexican chicken taste great on rice, it also is great in wraps or as a salad topper.

Nutrition Information

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