Low Fat Mexican Fiesta Chicken

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Temp Low

This low fat Mexican fiesta chicken is a great alternative to fast food! Not only is this Mexican fiesta chicken healthy, it is quick and easy to make!


  • 4-5 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Package McCormick Mexican Fiesta
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Can Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Package Frozen Corn
  • 1 Can Can Black Beans
  • 1 Cup Minute Rice or Barley


  1. Step One

    Place chicken in the slow cooker.

  2. Step Two

    Mix the McCormick Packet in a bowl with oil, vinegar and water, then pour over chicken.

  3. Step Three

    Cook on LOW for about 4-5 hours or until chicken can easily be cut in half or shredded.

  4. Step Four

    Remove chicken and slice, add tomatoes, corn, beans and rice or barley into slow cooker and stir, then add chicken and stir again, cook for an additional 20-45 minutes longer on LOW.

  5. Step Five

    The rice will need to cook about 45 minutes and the barley only 20-30 minutes.

  6. Step Six

    Add additional water if needed with the rice or barley. Serve with shredded 2% cheddar cheese on top.

Crockin' Reviews Add Review
  1. Courtney C.

    You may need to add water as it cooks as in step six. The amount of water varies, depending on how much juice the chicken breast creates. However, the Minute Rice does take longer then normal to cook since it is in the crock pot, but it will absorb a lot of liquid.

  2. Binkey

    If you cook it for another 45 Minutes, Wont the Rice get all soggy/gummy?
    Being that it is Minute Rice.

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