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Slow-Cooker Chipotle Chicken and Pintos with Spanish Rice

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  3 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 10 hr 15 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Chipotle peppers bring a spicy, smoky taste to chicken and a package of Spanish rice.

Ingredients

1 1/4
pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
2
cans (15.5 ounces each) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
2
cans (4.5 ounces each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
2
chipotle chiles (from 6-ounce can),seeded and chopped
1
envelope (0.87 ounce) chicken gravy mix
1
package (6.8 ounces) Spanish rice mix
2
cups water
2
tablespoons olive oil or butter
1
medium tomato, seeded and chopped ( 3/4 cup)
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Place chicken, pinto beans, green chiles, chipotle chiles and gravy mix (dry) in order listed in 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 30 minutes before serving, make Spanish rice mix as directed on package, using water and oil.
  • 4 Meanwhile, gently stir tomato into chicken mixture.
  • 5 To serve, spoon about 1 1/4 cups chicken mixture over 1/2 cup rice. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • 1 Place chicken, pinto beans, green chiles, chipotle chiles and gravy mix (dry) in order listed in 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 30 minutes before serving, make Spanish rice mix as directed on package, using water and oil.
  • 4 Meanwhile, gently stir tomato into chicken mixture.
  • 5 To serve, spoon about 1 1/4 cups chicken mixture over 1/2 cup rice. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Expert Tips

Use plain white rice for a milder meal.

If you want a hotter dish, leave the seeds in the chipotle chiles.

Stirring in the tomato at the end gives this dish a fresh taste.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Saturated Fat
20g
20%
Cholesterol
90mg
90%
Sodium
1420mg
1420%
Total Carbohydrate
77g
77%
Dietary Fiber
21g
21%
Protein
51g
51%
% Daily Value*:
Iron
54%
54%
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 5 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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