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A shredded chicken smothered in a creamy salsa sauce served over rice.
"I was worried that using fat free cream cheese would make it bland but the salsa had so much flavor that it was PERFECTLY balanced! I only made a pound of chicken with a 16oz. jar of salsa and 6oz. of fat free cream cheese since there is no way I could consume 4 pound of chicken! Two servings of it are currently in my freezer... I will be interested to see how it tastes after being defrosted! Great flavor + inexpensive due to few ingredients + healthy = THANK YOU for this TERRIFIC recipe! "- Nmagnuson
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Place frozen chicken in a medium to large crock pot.
Pour the salsa over the chicken.
Put the lid on the crock pot and set the crock pot to low for 4-5 hours based on your crock pot.
You want the chicken to be cooked through and very tender so at the end of cooking time it easily pulls apart with 2 forks.
I do this right in the crock pot when I use chicken tenders, Breasts can be taken out and shredded on a plate and then returned to the crock pot. (Shredding the chicken ensures the great flavor in every bite!)
Last- I then melt the cream cheese into the chicken and salsa mixture.
Serve over rice with a side of fresh Red pepper slices.
We have found that even though we love a variety of salsa brands Tostitos works by far the best for this recipe!
I am a wimp when it come to medium and hot salsa. My family is not but they still LOVE this dish! You of corse can try mild or hot Tostitos salsa.
I make this meal for friends when they have a baby, or after surgery etc, since it is a sure thing their families all love and 1/2 can feed my family and the other 1/2 theirs! Or we love the left overs!
This is my original recipe =D
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scotswyfe moments agoSuper easy and delicious! I used fat free cream cheese and served over brown rice. Wrap the leftovers in a flour tortilla for a quick yummy lunch!
rebechla1 1 week agoThe concept of this dish is good, but the recipe as-is just too bland for my family's taste. There is really not much flavor. I used medium salsa and it was still extremely bland. My recommendation would be to add some cumin, some jalapeno, some green onions, fresh lime, and cilantro to add some much needed flavor. And some red pepper, corn, and black beans for color and to make it a more substantial meal. After I made those adjustments, we enjoyed it over rice and it was a nice easy meal.
Digeena 1 month agoThis was easy and fabulous. Even my husband, who dislikes any slow cooker meal, enjoyed it.
Loreniscool 2 months agoSo good and super easy. Can't beat it:)
Dennis001 2 months agoExcelente and so easy!
cmnkyrun16 4 months agoSo cheap and easy to adjust to my family's liking! My picky toddler devoured this.
william_knappenberger 4 months agoAbsolutely delicious. My fiancé is very finicky about tomato dishes but he loved this. I used medium salsa to give it the extra kick.
drewstoons 5 months agoSo easy and my husband had two plates. I added some oregano, coriander, lime juice, fresh garlic, jalapeño and mushrooms. It was amazing!!
NurseBrandy 5 months agoMy Entire family love every bite even the leftover's. We made tostadas, enchiladas, burritos, and taco salads with this melt in your mouth shredded chicken. Thank you
gotsomesplaining 6 months agoExcellent! So easy and cheap. Fat free or lite sour cream is also an option. Both varieties are delicious! Thanks for this recipe.
PKM4 6 months agoDelicious ... used boneless skinless chicken thighs .. added onion, green, red & yellow peppers ... very quick and easy!
abbatto 6 months agoOur first recipe to try on BigOven. It was wonderful. The cream cheese added a great flavor.
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irishrutter 7 months agoLoved it
Kindermom 7 months agoSooo easy and delicious! Makes a lot of food. Definitely shred chicken if you want more flavor. Thanks!
Emonasmith 7 months agoThis is the easiest thing to make and everyone always ooooo and aaaaaaa over it. My kids always ask for it when I ask what to fix for dinner. :)
Kicia731 8 months agoI wanted to try something new, simple, and in a crock pot (to keep the kitchen cool!), and this recipe fit the bill. Tiny modification made was to add a pinch of extra cumin when it was almost done, a drained and rinsed can of corn and black beans. Served with brown rice, this is great! Thanks for sharing.
alison_blake_353 9 months agoFantastic!!! Easy and delicious! :)
Vbraddock1231 10 months agoI forgot to add that my favorite way to eat this is over pasta. YUM!