Slow Cooked Mexican Chicken

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Recipe Base

Makes 8 small serves

1kg chicken breast fillets, trimmed of skin and fat
300g jar of salsa
435g refried beans
½ sachet salt reduced taco seasoning
125g can of corn kernels, drained

Place the first four ingredients into a slow cooker and combine. Cook on high for four to five hours. Shred the chicken with two forks. Add the corn kernels and mix through.

Suitable to freeze.

Nutrition information (per serve): 865 kilojoules, 207 calories, protein 32g, fat 3g, saturated fat 1g, carbohydrate 13g, fibre 4g.


Meal Ideas

Our meal ideas for this recipe include:

  • Mexican Chicken Taco Bowls
  • Mexican Chicken Quesadillas
  • Mini Mexican Chicken Lasagna
  • Mini Chicken Burritos

For example, to prepare the Mexican Chicken Taco Bowls, place one serve of Slow Cooked Mexican Chicken in a bowl, top with one tablespoon of black beans, a quarter of an avocado, halved cherry tomatoes, grated carrot, red capsicum strips, one tablespoon of Greek yoghurt and chilli flakes to taste.

Nutrition information (per serve): 1360 kilojoules, 325 calories, protein 35.5g, fat 9.5g, saturated fat 2g, carbohydrate 22g, fibre 10.5g.

Mexican Chicken Taco Bowls

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