Santa Fe Chicken

READY IN: 5hrs 10mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

An easy festive dish for the crockpot that goes great with warm tortillas. Spice it up if you like!

Top Review by MEPeralto

We make something almost exactly like this! It's a staple at our house - cheap and healthy! I've never added grated cheese however, so I might have to try it! Some tips: you can use frozen chicken breasts ($12 for 5lbs at Costco), just throw them in and they cook up fine. We shred our chicken (with two forks) about 1/2 hour before serving and you can toss in a block of cream cheese at that time. Stir and we've served it over rice or in tortillas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in bottom of the crockpot.
  2. Top chicken with black beans, corn, and salsa.
  3. Cover crockpot and cook on low for 5-6 hours or on high for 2 1/2-3 hours, or until chicken is cooked through; do not overcook.
  4. Lift chicken to the top of vegetables; top with cheese and cover crockpot until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.
  5. Serve chicken with corn/bean salsa and garnished with chopped cilantro.

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