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Southwestern-Style Chicken


Cook Time 6 to 7 hours

Prep Time 20 minutes

Yield

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

1 package (about 1-1/4 ounces) taco seasoning mix
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
6 to 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs or 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in half
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with jalapeños, undrained
Salt and black pepper

Preparation

  1. Reserve 1 teaspoon taco seasoning. Combine flour and remaining seasoning in large resealable food storage bag. Add chicken, 1 to 2 pieces at a time; shake to coat.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat; brown chicken. Transfer chicken to slow cooker; sprinkle with reserved seasoning.
  3. In same skillet cook and stir onion until translucent. Place onion, bell peppers and tomatoes with juice in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 6 to 7 hours or until chicken is tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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