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Slow-Cooker Green Chile Chicken Breasts

Slow-Cooker Green Chile Chicken Breasts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 6

Moist and flavorful chicken breasts are cooked until perfectly done and served with a creamy green chile sauce, all made right in your slow cooker. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

6
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
packet (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
cans (4.5 oz each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
serrano chile, seeded, finely chopped (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon cold water
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cubed, softened

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Season both sides of chicken breasts with taco seasoning mix. Arrange in slow cooker. Pour broth and lemon juice around chicken. Top with green chiles and serrano chile.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 3
    Transfer chicken to serving platter. Cover chicken, and keep warm.
  • 4
    For sauce, in small bowl, beat cornstarch and water with whisk. Stir into cooking liquid in slow cooker. Add cream cheese, beating until melted. Cover; cook about 15 minutes or until thickened. Serve chicken with sauce and cooked white rice, if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Adding a fresh serrano chile ensures the final dish will have a little bit of heat. If you prefer a milder version, the serrano chile can be omitted.
  • White rice, mashed potatoes and buttered noodles all make nice accompaniments to this chicken dish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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