For the Slow Cooker Santa Fe Chicken – you start with frozen chicken breasts. I always use the slow cooker liners now – it just makes clean up SO MUCH EASIER!
Then on top – you just pile the rest of the ingredients – corn, black beans, ranch dressing mix, cumin, chili powder and onion powder. I gave this a quick stir just to mix it up a little.
Then – top it off with a block of cream cheese. How can that be bad – right? Then you let it go for 6 hours…
This Slow Cooker Santa Fe Chicken is great on rice, a baked potato or even as a dip with scoops chips! It’s very versatile and I guarantee your leftovers won’t last long in the house.
Slow Cooker Santa Fe Chicken (inspired by Rita-May-Recipes)
2 chicken breasts, frozen (more or less is fine – whatever feeds your family)
1 can Rotel tomatoes
1 can corn, do not drain
1 can black beans, drained & rinsed
1 pkg Ranch dressing mix
1 T cumin
1 t chili powder
1 t onion powder
1 8-oz package cream cheese
1. Put the frozen chicken in the crock pot
2. Top with tomatoes, corn, beans, ranch dressing, cumin, onion & chili powders.
3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, stirring once or twice to blend in the cheese.
4. Shred the chicken into large pieces and serve over rice or baked potatoes.
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