Salsa Chicken

Add something spicy to your family's Mexican cuisine night! Serve slow-cooked chicken with corn, black beans and salsa - a delightful dinner!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 9 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon oil
12
boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 2 1/2 lb.)
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup chunky-style salsa
1
(15-oz.) can black beans, drained, rinsed
1
(11-oz.) can vacuum-packed whole kernel corn, drained
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Sprinkle chicken thighs with salt; add to skillet. Cook about 4 minutes or until browned, turning once.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine salsa, beans and corn; mix well. Top with chicken.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 9 hours. Sprinkle chicken and vegetables with cilantro before serving.
  • 1 Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Sprinkle chicken thighs with salt; add to skillet. Cook about 4 minutes or until browned, turning once.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine salsa, beans and corn; mix well. Top with chicken.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 9 hours. Sprinkle chicken and vegetables with cilantro before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To add an extra splash of color, you can also use whole kernel corn with bits of red and green pepper. If you want a bit more spiciness, try a medium or hot salsa.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
155),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
980mg
980%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
48g
48%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
32%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 6 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.