SLOW COOKER SPICY CHICKEN & RICE

This Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken & Rice is simple, packed with flavor, has just a bit of a kick and perfect for any weeknight meal.

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) mild Ro-tel tomatoes
  • 1 can (10 oz) mild enchilada sauce (I used Old El Paso)
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 4 cups cooked rice (brown or white)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained
  • ¾ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • Garnishes:
  • Sour cream, avocado, cilantro
  • ½ cup reduced-fat sour cream
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place chicken in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, enchilada sauce, garlic powder, paprika, salt, cumin and chipotle pepper; mix well and pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until chicken is tender.
  3. Remove chicken to a plate and shred using two forks. Return chicken to the slow cooker. Add cooked rice and beans and stir well. Sprinkle cheese evenly across the top and cover. Let heat through about 20-30 minutes.
  4. Garnish sour cream, cilantro and avocado, if desired..Source :  allrecipes.com

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