Slow Cooker Latin Chicken

I love the convenience of cooking in a crock pot! This turns out like a stew and the flavor is delicious!
Photo by Doreen M.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

270

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

270

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 3

    pounds skinless chicken thighs

  • salt & black pepper to taste

  • 1/4

    cup loosely packed cilantro leaves

  • 2

    large sweet potatoes, cut into chunks

  • 1

    red bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 2

    (15.5 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1/2

    cup chicken broth

  • 1/4

    cup loosely packed cilantro leaves

  • 1

    cup hot salsa

  • 2

    teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground allspice

  • 3

    large cloves garlic, chopped

  • lime wedges, for garnish

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet; season the chicken thighs with salt & pepper. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cilantro over the chicken; brown the chicken in the frying pan, 3 to 5 minutes on each side. Arrange the chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker. Place the sweet potatoes, red bell pepper, and black beans on top of the chicken. Mix together the chicken broth, 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, salsa, cumin, allspice, and garlic together in a bow; pour into the slow cooker. Set cooker to LOW and cook for 4 hours. Garnish with lime wedges to serve

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