This Taco Chicken in the Crock Pot is one meal that you’ll want to savor the flavor of. Every bite is amazing! Topped with cheese and sour cream- its amazing! Put everything in the slow cooker and let it do the work for you! Easy & delicious dinner.
Savor the flavor of this zesty Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice. If you’re a cheese lover looking for a unique meal to make, this is the perfect one for you!
Do you want to make a meal that will blow you away with its flavor? If you’re looking for something that tastes different and is easy to prepare, Taco Chicken in Crock Pot
is the perfect meal to make. Consisting of chicken breast, shredded cheese, black beans, and several other tasty ingredients, it’s sure to satisfy your craving for something delicious.
Fresh and Flavorful Taco Chicken in the Crock Pot
Who knew that preparing a delicious rice dish with chicken and cheese could be so simple? When you prepare this Taco Chicken in Crock Pot, you don’t have to stress over spending too much of your time in the kitchen or getting dishes dirty. Instead, you can add everything you need in the slow cooker, set it to low or high, and then let your meal cook while you do other things. It’s that convenient!
Ingredients for Taco Chicken in Slow Cooker are super simple and easy to find!
Be sure to grab the following ingredients to prepare the Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice:
Chicken Breast – You’ll need a minimum of three chicken breasts for this meal.
Taco Seasoning – Use a packet of taco seasoning to give this dish that Mexican-style flavor.
Cream of Chicken Soup – A can of cream of chicken soup creates a creamy, flavorful base for your rice and chicken.
Black Beans – Be sure to rinse and drain the black beans before you use them.
Cheesy Mexican Rice – Grab the Old El Paso Cheesy Mexican Rice to use with this dish.
Cheddar Cheese – You can’t go wrong with more cheddar cheese for this meal!
Why You’ll Love Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken
It’s an easy meal requiring minimal ingredients that cooks at a steady pace while you’re working or doing anything else.
The Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice is full of flavor, with multiple ingredients that give it such an excellent taste, including the taco seasoning packet and cream of chicken.
You can customize this dish to your liking by adding, replacing, or removing different ingredients from the dish.
What type of chicken will I need?
You need boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Be sure to use about three large pieces of chicken to have enough to go around. If you don’t have chicken breast available, you can use boneless, skinless chicken thighs as an alternative.
Which brand of taco seasoning should I use?
The brand of taco seasoning used in this dish is entirely up to you. If you normally use taco seasoning when preparing tacos at home, you can use the brand that you typically choose. Some of the tasties brands of taco seasoning include McCormick, Old El Paso, and Taco Bell!
Can I make this without black beans?
Yes! If you don’t like black beans or don’t have them available, you can omit them from this recipe. You can also replace the black beans with other beans, such as pinto or white beans, depending on what you like. The black beans in this recipe do add texture and flavor to the Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice!
Is this Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice spicy?
No, this dish isn’t spicy. However, some may feel that it has a slight kick because of the taco seasoning used to prepare it. If you do want to prepare a spicy version of this dish, you can grab a spicy packet of taco seasoning and use that in the slow cooker with the cream of chicken, black beans, and other ingredients.
When your chicken is fully cooked, you can shred it with two forks or a hand mixer. If you prefer chunks, feel free to dice it into pieces.
If you want to add a slightly sweet touch to this recipe, you can use golden sweet corn, adding it to the slow cooker at the end when it’s almost done cooking.
If you’d like to have the cheesiest rice and chicken, don’t forget to add more shredded cheese on top of the rice and chicken after you’ve served it. The cheese will melt perfectly over the rice and chicken.
This is a recipe you will be sure to keep coming back to time and time again!
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Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Taco Rice
Cook time- 4 hours
- 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 1-oz packet taco seasoning
- 1 10.75-oz can Cream of Chicken soup
- 1 10-oz can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
- 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 7.6-oz box Old El Paso Cheesy Mexican Rice
- Cheddar cheese and scallions for topping
- Place chicken in the bottom of slow cooker.
- Pour your beans over the chicken.
- Combine taco seasoning, cream of chicken soup, and undrained tomatoes.
- Pour over chicken and beans.
- Cover slow cooker and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours.
- Using two forks, shred cooked chicken in the slow cooker.
- Prepare rice according to package directions. Stir into the slow cooker.
- Top with a little shredded cheddar and scallions if desired.