Slow Cooker Tex- Mex Chicken Thighs

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs, Tex-Mex Style
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 6 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: Serves 4
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If you're looking for an easy but tasty chicken recipe for the slow cooker, this is a great choice. Boneless chicken thighs are economical and simple to prepare and cook in the slow cooker. This dish is delicious over hot cooked rice or Mexican style rice and a salad.

What You'll Need

  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 can (12 to 15 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mild chopped green chile pepper
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Remove excess fat  from the chicken thighs and put them in the slow cooker.
  2. Add the corn, beans, chile peppers, salsa, taco seasoning, and pepper. Stir to blend ingredients.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 hours, or until chicken is tender.

Serves 4.


Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
800 Calories
22g Fat
89g Carbs
64g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)