Slow Cooker Tex- Mex Chicken Thighs

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs, Tex-Mex Style
Diana Rattray
  • 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)
Calories 800
Total Fat 22 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 119 mg
Sodium 822 mg
Carbohydrates 89 g
Dietary Fiber 24 g
Protein 64 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)