Recipe | Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken and Brown Rice

Looking for a healthy way to warm up and treat your taste buds this holiday season?  Look at this terrific recipe to ring in the holiday cheer!


1 1/2 lbs chicken breast
14.4 oz can diced tomatoes with mild green chilies
15 oz can black beans, rinsed
8 oz frozen corn
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
14.4 oz can organic chicken broth
3 scallions, chopped
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper (I like spice and usually add more)
salt to taste
1 cup brown rice, uncooked

Instructions: Combine chicken broth, beans, corn, tomatoes, cilantro, scallions, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, cayenne pepper and salt in the crock pot. Season chicken breast with salt and lay on top.   Cook on low for 10 hours or on high for 6 hours. Prepare brown rice according to package directions 45 minutes before serving. A half hour before serving, remove chicken and shred. Return chicken to slow cooker and stir in. Adjust salt and seasoning to taste. Serve over brown rice. I like to garnish with avocado and extra scallions & cilantro.

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