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Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

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If you love Mexican-inspired bowls, you will love this convenient one-pot wonder!
Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

If you love Mexican cuisine-inspired bowls, you will love this one-pot effortless wonder. Chicken breasts, rice, beans, corn, tomatoes, and spices are all cooked to perfection in the slow cooker. Forget about cooking all things separately and then assembling your bowl. This recipe is all about convenience. This crowd-pleasing flavorful fiesta meal is perfect for those who love bold Mexican flavors and easy, low-effort dinners!

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

What Goes Into a Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl?

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Chicken broth
  • Mexican spices: cumin, coriander, chili powder, and paprika
  • Black beans
  • Rice
  • Frozen corn
  • Your favorite toppings like shredded cheese, sour cream, salsa or pico de gallo, guacamole, and shredded lettuce

How Do I Make a Burrito Bowl Using the Slow Cooker?

This recipe has three parts.

  1. Part one: cook the chicken in the slow cooker for three hours (on low) along with the diced tomatoes, chicken broth, spices, salt and pepper.
  2. Part two: stir in the beans, rice, and frozen corn. Cook for three more hours.
  3. Part three: once the rice is cooked, remove the chicken breasts and shred them. You can then serve them over the rice, or mix them into the rice and serve everything together.

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

What Spices Are Used to Make a Mexican-Inspired Bowl?

These three spices are crucial for Mexican-inspired dishes: Cumin, Coriander, and Chili Powder. I like to add paprika as well. Garlic and onion are widely used in Mexican cooking as well, so you might want to add garlic powder and dried minced onion.

Other Slow Cooker Recipes for You:

  • Slow Cooker Poor Man’s Stew
  • Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken
  • Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup
  • Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

If you love Mexican-inspired bowls, you will love this convenient one-pot wonder!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 260kcal
Author: Katherine - Yummfully

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or thighs)
  • 1- 14.5 oz diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1- 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • Your favorite toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream, salsa or pico de gallo, guacamole, and shredded lettuce

Instructions

  • Cook the chicken: place it in the pot of the slow cooker along with the diced tomatoes (with juice), chicken broth, spices, salt, and pepper to taste. Cook on low for three hours.
  • Stir in the beans, rice, and frozen corn. Cook for three more hours.
  • Once the rice is cooked, remove the chicken breasts and shred them. You can then serve them over the rice, or mix them into the rice and serve everything together.
  • Top with your favorite toppings like shredded cheese, lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo, and guacamole.

Notes

  1. If you want to use brown rice, check it at the 3-hour mark. It might need a bit more liquid and time to cook.
  2. Remember to drain and rinse the black beans to remove the thick dark-colored liquid.
  3. If you want to add a few veggies, you can add sliced bell pepper and onions when you cook the chicken.
 
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Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 3g
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