How to make slow cooker chicken burrito bowl

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When you're in the mood for a Mexican feast, skip the take-out menu and the extra cooking vessels, and instead try out this incredible one-pot slow cooker chicken burrito bowl. This recipe is the perfect dish to spice up any dinner table, and can be served beautifully with a variety of fresh garnishes.
The combination of chicken, rice, tomatoes, corn and black beans in this delicious recipe harnesses all of the amazing flavors of a brilliant burrito, while cooking away seamlessly in your slow cooker. Allow for the beautiful fragrances to gently waft from your kitchen as you sit back, relax, and wait for this amazing slow cooker dinner cook itself to perfection.
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Chicken burrito bowl
4
10 minutes
7 hours, 30 minutes
7 hours, 40 minutes
1lb (450g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced to 1" pieces
1 14oz can (400g) diced tomatoes
1½ cups (340ml) chicken broth
1 white onion, small diced
1 teaspoon tsp cumin
½ teaspoon chili flakes
1 cup (225g) brown rice
1 14oz can (400g) black beans, drained
½ cup (115g) frozen corn
1 avocado, sliced
½ bunch cilantro rough chopped
½ cup (115g) sour cream
Place the chicken breasts into the bottom of a slow cooker and pour over the can of tomatoes, chicken broth, onions, cumin and chili flakes. Mix well and cook on high for 2 hours
After 2 hours, add in the rice, black beans and corn. Cook for another hour or until the rice is cooked.
Once ready, finish the dish with the avocado, cilantro, and a spoonful of sour cream. Serve immediately.
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Pro tip: White rice is notoriously difficult to cook in a slow cooker – It tends to get mushy or cook unevenly. If you are not a fan of brown rice and prefer white, you can substitute it with Instance rice added in the last 30 minutes of cooking.
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The sweet chili, hoisin, ginger and rice wine are so beautifully aromatic, and the way that these wonderful flavors permeate the chicken while retaining it's tenderness is something pretty special.
February 22   ·  
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Sweet red bell peppers boost the fiber to make this more filling. And making the sauce is as simple as combining everything in a bowl and then adding it all to the slow cooker.
February 21   ·  
Let the slow cooker do all the work!
February 20   ·  
 
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