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Crockpot Southwestern Chicken Nachos

by Laura

I recently found this recipe for Crockpot Southwestern Chicken Nachos from Erin at The Sisters Cafe. It sounded way too easy and tasty so I had to give it a try. I have added the word nachos on the end of the recipe, because to me, that’s more of what it is. I also have used red kidney beans instead of black beans before and it works just as well. My whole family absolutely loved these.

We did figure out that the way we liked them best was when you but cheese on the chips first and microwave it so the cheese is melty. Then top it with the chicken mixture followed by all the other toppings. My boys also got me to try them with nacho cheese sauce in place of the shredded cheese. I think we do favor that version a little more. This was so good and it also gets my shockingly simple approval. Thanks Erin for another delicious recipe.
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Crockpot Southwestern Chicken Nachos


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Ingredients

  • 1 small bag frozen corn
  • 2 large frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (16 oz) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (16 oz) jar medium salsa, such as Pace medium picante sauce
  • Toppings:
  • shredded cheddar cheese or nacho cheese sauce
  • tortilla chips
  • sour cream
  • chopped cilantro
  • diced avocado

Instructions

  1. Pour bag of frozen corn in bottom of crockpot. Place frozen chicken breasts on top of corn and cover with rinsed and drained black beans and jar of medium salsa. Cook on high for 1 hour, and then on low for 4 hours. Shred chicken with forks. Serve over tortilla chips and add toppings to individual servings. We melt cheese over the chips or drizzle with nacho cheese sauce first. Then we top them with the chicken mixture followed by other toppings. Serves 6.

Notes

It is very important that you use MEDIUM salsa in this. Mild simply isn’t flavorful enough after cooking all day in the crock pot. Be sure to serve with tortilla chips, and not tortillas. The salty crunchy chips make this so good!

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Erin August 8, 2008 - 6:46 am

I’m so glad you liked this! It’s one of our favorites. I love your blog! 🙂

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Sherri - KaysvilleMomma August 6, 2008 - 7:41 pm

Add a big can of chicken broth and you have a great chicken tortilla soup.

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Brindi August 6, 2008 - 8:38 am

After reading your post about the shredded beef, I had thought that you could do something similar with chicken. I put chicken in the crock pot this morning. I will be adding some corn and black beans. Always got to sneak in extra stuff for the kids. Thanks for the wonderful recipes.

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