Slow-Cooker Cheesy Mexican Chicken

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Slow-Cooker Cheesy Mexican Chicken
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 6 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4
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The cheesy Mexican flavors of this slow-cooked chicken favorite is delicious over rice or a fresh salad.
By Corey Valley
Updated May 25, 2022



  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 packet (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 can (10 oz) (10 oz) Old El Paso™ Mild Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, if desired


  • 1
    Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Place cubed chicken in slow cooker. Sprinkle taco seasoning mix over chicken; stir, making sure all pieces are well coated. Stir in enchilada sauce and tomatoes. Stir once again until well combined.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours.
  • 4
    Uncover; sprinkle cheese over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 10 minutes longer. Serve over rice, if desired.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Make a double batch of this recipe and pack leftovers for an excellent lunch the next day.
  • tip 2
    Not only does this cheesy Mexican chicken taste great on rice, it also is great in wraps or as a salad topper.


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