Cooking Corner

Southwest Slow-Cooker Chicken

Tacos with chicken


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. oregano
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper (optional and variable depending on how spicy you like your chicken!)
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins (all visible fat discarded)
  • 14.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added, diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 – 3 oz. can green chiles
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, oregano and cayenne pepper (optional).
  2. Place chicken in slow cooker and sprinkle half of seasoning mixture over chicken. Flip with a fork and sprinkle other half of seasoning mixture over chicken.
  3. Pour tomatoes, chilies and chicken broth over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  4. Cover and cook over low setting for 8-10 hours, or over high setting for 3-4 hours. Chicken may break apart easily with fork once cooked.