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fiesta chicken with rice & beans

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This is a quick recipe to prepare first thing in the morning--only takes 15 minutes. Turn on the slow cooker and when you get home later in the day, dinner is served! Recipe & photo:

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For fiesta chicken with rice & beans

  • 2 can
    (10 oz. ea.) diced tomatoes & green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can
    (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    (15 oz.) whole black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 c
    frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 pkg
    (1.25 oz.) taco seasoning mix
  • 2 c
  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut into 24 pieces
  • 1 1/2 c
    white long-grain rice, uncooked

How To Make fiesta chicken with rice & beans

  • 1
    Spray inside of a 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place all ingredients, except rice, in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW for 7-1/2 hours or until chicken is tender.
  • 2
    Add rice, stir and cook 30 minutes more or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir again before serving.