Can’t get enough of that Southwest Flavor? I LOVE this recipe! Since I have to make breakfast and cook lunch, I’ve been turning to my crockpot to cook dinner for me. I would love them in this! Only 55 degrees yesterday afternoon which required me to wear a sweater when out running errands so I think that pretty well seals the deal. I love slow cooker one-pot meals! From here, I can load it up into portioned meal prep containers for the week. Unsubscribe at any time. I’m always pressed for time and running to accomplish my next “to-do.” I rarely skip out on my meal prep. Another example, you may want to serve it with mashed potatoes instead of rice… No problem, you’re the cook! Your email address will not be published. This looks like one hearty and delicious dish. Top with diced onions, garlic, taco seasoning, and salsa. Or maybe I do, but I still feed them. Any chance the measurement of the rice could have been off? This day in particular was Monday…during the week before Christmas break (keep in mind I teach second grade! I’ve also used McCormick’s which is good also. Want a recipe that is easy and affordable? [easyazon_image align=”center” height=”110″ identifier=”B01GH5KQLO” locale=”US” nw=”y” src=”” tag=”staysnatched-20″ width=”110″]. I'd like to receive the free email course. =) We have been eating a lot of Mexican inspired meals lately and should add this to the rotation. If I prep this meal on a weekday, I add everything to the pot before work. These liners from Amazon really save so much time. Add the chicken and shredded cheese to the pot and stir. Hope that helps! These meal prep trays  are a favorite! If you like things spicy, add some of your favorite hot sauce to this dish. All opinions expressed are my own. Filed Under: Crockpot / Slow Cooker, Dinner Tagged With: beans, bush's beans, crockpot, food, recipe, slow cooker, weeknight dinner. Via Thrifty NW Mom Quick Dinner Ideas – Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Over Rice. Remove the chicken from the pot and shred. For some reason, they keep saying I’m supposed to feed them at certain times of the day. But since you said it was on high for 4 hours that makes me wonder if the slow cooker was getting hot enough? Jennifer. Hi Joy! Once the cheese melts simply top this deliciousness with sour cream, avocado, cilantro and…drum roll please…Fritos!!! As always, I only recommend products I use and love! If I have only white rice can I use that. Well, I’m starting to feel like the start of fall has actually arrived around here. Set the slow cooker to high for 30 minutes and the rice will cook to perfection. Long grain? The Best Creamy, Cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice (Image credit: Joe Lingeman) Kitchn’s Delicious Links column highlights recipes we’re excited about from the bloggers we love. I love Mexican dishes, your recipe sounds quick and easy! Save the rest of the cheese to sprinkle on top when serving. Looks awesome! How about this quick,easy, and affordable Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken over Rice? Two pounds of boneless skinless chicken breasts go into a crock pot. Optional toppings: sour cream, cilantro, Fritos, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken and Rice — Cooks Well With Others | My Meals are on Wheels. Stir in tomato sauce and chicken broth and add in the seared chicken thighs last. Close the lid until it’s melted, approx 5 minutes. Ca’nt wait to make this for us for dinner one night! Exquisite Outdoors Dutch Oven Ribs (Slow Cooked), Slow Cooker Hamburger Hashbrown Casserole, Amazing Slow Cooker Whole Roast Chicken Recipe, Review: Instant Pot Ultra Mini 10-in-1, Slow Cooker – Pressure Cooker, etc… 3 Quart, 4 Crock Pot Shredded Chicken Meals | Easy Freezer Dinners, Super Easy Slow Cooker Pepper Steak Recipe, Slow Cooker Chicken & Salsa Crock Pot Recipe, Chicken cutlets or tenderloins (half a bag or around 8-9 cutlets), 2 cups shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese, Layer the bottom of the slow cooker with the chicken. Brandi currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri and is a self-taught cook and fitness enthusiast. This Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice is one of my all time favorite slow cooker meals. But I am a house of 1 – and the slow cooker isn’t feasible for me. Looking for new ways to use your air fryer? Close the lid until it’s melted, approx 5 minutes. This post may contain affiliate links. I’m all over the skin on, bone in thing…way more tasty! Perfect healthy recipe for easy weeknight dinners, meal prep, and meal planning. Has anyone cooked the rice separetly and added it to the finished dish? Stir in half of the cheese. How do I doubled this recipe be? Once the slow cooker cycle is through, cook up your rice. Required fields are marked *. Don't move while it's cooking to keep the chicken in good contact with the pan for a nice brown crust. My favorite part, though? I love this. I mind that quite a bit. Subscribe to get new recipes in your inbox. Place the chicken breasts in the slow cooker. It’s the only part of summer I don’t love… but thanks to recipes like this one, I get over it pretty fast. I’m not sure on the total time, but cover and cook and then check the chicken every 30 mins or so until done! I love this kind of one pot meal. This is such a great recipe, it looks so tasty! E.g. Posted October 5, 2015 Last Updated March 3, 2020 by Jennifer // 16 Comments**This post may contain affiliate links**, Filed Under: Chicken Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes. It's something I totally need for my anything but slow life! I ate it anyway because I was so hungry. Hi Chris! Home » Chicken » Slow-Cooker Crockpot Southwestern Chicken and Rice, Posted on October 7, 2018 By: Author staysnatched, Categories Chicken / Slow Cooker/Crock Pot. As much as I love to cook, I will admit that I don’t love cooking three meals a day… and having to feed people for breakfast, lunch and dinner is just right at the point of too much hassel. I was so excited to make this however my brown rice didn’t cook fully! Feel free to use white rice or whatever you prefer. yes, I think you could just do the whole thing in one skillet. If you like some ingredients more than others, swap them. Turn the crock pot on high for 30 minutes (stir a few times as it cooks). hi – is it possible to do it without a slow cooker? With just one non-picky 20 mo, I can’t say I mind cooking but what I do mind is the fact that my husband does not love beans or Mexican food. Make sure to check your email to grab your free downloadable guide to slow cooking! I did stir it a few times. Disclosure | Privacy Policy. Now, I pretty much use my slow cooker year round, but I know for many of you the true kick off for slow cooker season is the switch to cooler temps. If I am meal prepping, I usually load all of the ingredients into the slow-cooker early on Sunday morning. Hi. Save the rest of the cheese to sprinkle on top when serving. Serve topped with cheese. Please try again. onion powder, garlic powder and 1 teaspoon of southwest seasoning Stir in tomato sauce and chicken broth They love anything with beans which is funny because I hated them growing up! * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. chicken or turkey…. We won't send you spam. Feel free to use white rice or whatever you prefer. Add the corn, chicken broth, and rice packet. […] Aspargus and kale stuffed shells via edible perspective […], […] recipe comes from the always-reliable Dine and Dish. Slow-Cooker Crockpot Southwestern Chicken and Rice is a quick and easy Mexican Crockpot recipe with chicken, rice, tomato and creamy cheese. Your email address will not be published.