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Slow-Cooker Chipotle Chicken and Rice

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 6 hr 45 min
  • Servings 4
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Heat things up with spicy chicken and chilies in the slow cooker. Handy foods like instant rice and frozen corn make preparation simple. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3- to 3 1/2-lb cut-up broiler-fryer chicken, skin removed
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1
bag (1 lb) frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions, thawed
1
cup frozen corn, thawed
1
can (14.5 oz) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
chipotle chilies in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), chopped (2 tablespoons)
1
cup uncooked instant rice

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with garlic salt. Cook chicken in skillet over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides.
  • 2
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix chicken, stir-fry vegetables, corn, tomatoes, broth and chilies in cooker.
  • 3
    Cover and cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 4
    Remove chicken from cooker. Stir rice into mixture in cooker; return chicken to cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender.

Expert Tips

Instead of the cut-up broiler-fryer, you also can make this recipe with 4 chicken breasts, skin removed.

It’s easy to remove the skin from larger pieces of chicken. However, skinning chicken wings and legs can be a little tricky. So you can either take off as much skin as possible or just leave it on these pieces.

Before serving, sprinkle this dish with chopped fresh cilantro or chopped green onions.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
120mg
39%
Sodium
1090mg
45%
Potassium
880mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4g
14%
Sugars
8g
Protein
46g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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