Crock-Pot Chicken With Black Beans & Cream Cheese

Total Time
4hrs 3mins
Prep
3 mins
Cook
4 hrs

I love this Crock-Pot chicken recipe for two reasons: one, my family loves it and two, it is so easy to make! I got this recipe from my sister. She has two children of her own, and they love it too! It's also the best leftovers in the world -- if there are any!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Take 4-5 frozen, yes, frozen, boneless chicken breasts put into crock pot.
  2. Add 1 can of black beans, drained, 1 jar of salsa, 1 can of corn drained.
  3. Keep in crock pot on high for about 4-5 hours or until chicken is cooked.
  4. Add 1 package of cream cheese (just throw it on top!) and let sit for about 1/2 hour.
  5. All done and enjoy!
Most Helpful

Yummy! I make a Mexican Soup very similar to this. BUT, I recently took a food safety certification course, and you should never put frozen meat into a crock pot. With the low heat, the bacteria can build up during the slow thawing to cooking time. Just thought I'd share that info!

5 5

This is my go to recipe, I love making this it's a no brainer and makes amazing left overs. I ALWAYS cook this on low, never on high. I think the chicken comes out sooooo much better that way. Also when I add the cream cheese I shred the chicken with two forks and serve in tortilla's or over chips. Amazing!

5 5

This very, very good. I cooked this in the oven. Placed all wet ingredients in large saucepan and added the juice of one lime. While I brought this to a boil, I pan seared three large chicken breast in about 4 Tablespoons of olive oil, seasoned with a generous amount of salt and freshly cracked pepper. Once seared on both sides for about 10 minutes total, I added the chicken breasts to the hot and boiling sauce. I then put this in a 350 degree oven for 60 minutes. I started brown rice on the oven top, and once it was done I added the cream cheese to the saucepan for the last 15 minutes. Stirred well, and placed 1/2 of a chicken breast on the bed and rice and with sauce, and served. It was delicious. I can see substituting sour cream, or cream, or Velvetta for the cream cheese. It is important to use a very flavorful salsa since most of the flavor will come from the salsa. I used Green Mountain medium, but will use Clint's or Jardin's Medium Salsa next time. This will be excellent with tortilla wrap as a left over or main course.