Crockpot Chicken Santa Fe by Closet Cooking 

Chicken santa fe cooked in a crockpot for a quick and easy meal that is full of flavour.

Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onions and saute until tender and a bit caramelized, about 4-6 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about a minute and transfer to the crockpot
  4. Add the chicken and cook until browned on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side and set aside.
  5. Add the chicken broth to the pan, deglaze it and transfer to the crockpot
  6. Add the diced tomatoes, black beans, corn, cayenne, salt and pepper to the crockpot, stir, add the chicken and cook on low heat for 8 hours.
  7. Remove the chicken, shred it and return to pot.
  8. Serve over steamed rice, garnished with green onions and cilantro.