Saucy Mexican chicken

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PREP TIME

5 min

TOTAL TIME

3 hrs 5 min

Makes

6 servings

Saucy Mexican chicken

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A pinch of cinnamon and a handful of raisins are the secret ingredients in this dish, turning everyday staples into something truly yummy. Olé!


Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in chicken breasts , or 12 bone-in thighs
  • 2 sweet bell peppers , thickly sliced
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 to 2 tbsp chopped pickled jalapenos
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon , optional

Instructions

  • Discard skin from chicken and trim away any fat. Place chicken in bowl of slow cooker. Add peppers, salsa, corn, raisins, jalapeños, oregano, salt, pepper and cinnamon. Stir to evenly mix.
  • Cover and cook until chicken is cooked through, 3 hours on high or 5 hours on low. Excellent over rice and black beans. Chicken will keep well, covered and refrigerated, up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 260,
  • Protein
  • 33.4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.1 g,
  • Fat
  • 2.7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 646 mg.