Southwest Chicken Chowder + 8 More Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes

Mar 6 2018
Slow cookers + chicken = DOUBLE WIN! The ultimate cooking device teams up with our favorite protein in these spectacular recipes... all under 300 calories!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Southwest Chicken Chowder Recipe

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1/10th of recipe (about 1 cup): 189 calories, 3g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 694mg sodium, 20g carbs, 3g fiber, 6g sugars, 19.5g protein

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Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 3 - 4 hours or 7 - 8 hours


Two 14.5-oz. cans (about 3 1/2 cups) chicken broth

One 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed

One 14.75-oz. can cream-style corn

1 cup chopped red bell pepper

1 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup fat-free milk

1 tsp. chopped garlic

1/4 tsp. ground cumin

1 1/2 lb. raw boneless skinless chicken breast halves

1/2 tsp. each salt and black pepper

1/2 cup instant mashed potato flakes

1/4 cup light sour cream

1/4 cup chopped cilantro


In a slow cooker, combine broth, beans, corn, bell pepper, onion, milk, garlic, and cumin. Stir well.

Season chicken with salt and black pepper, and add to the slow cooker.

Cover and cook on high for 3 - 4 hours or on low for 7 - 8 hours, until chicken is cooked through.

Transfer chicken to a large bowl. Shred with two forks.

Return shredded chicken to the slow cooker. Stir in potato flakes, sour cream, and cilantro.


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