Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl [with Video]

These Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls combine chicken, beans, corn and rice plus colorful garnishes for a meal you can set in the slow cooker at the beginning of the day and serve whenever hunger strikes that evening.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

A Weeknight Meal Solution

During the hustle and bustle of the school year, it can be difficult to find time to sit down for dinner together as a family. 

However, on weeknights filled with extracurricular activities, homework, meetings and more, it’s still important to put delicious and nutritious meals on the table.

You can easily make and serve this dish for family on the go!

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Many of us keep dairy foods like milk, yogurt and cheese on hand our kitchens.

They provide nutrients people of all ages need to grow and maintain strong bodies and minds! 

These Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls combine the creamy goodness of dairy these wonderful flavors!

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Find more weeknight meal ideas at milkmeansmore.org. And a special thanks to Lori Yates of Foxes Love Lemons on behalf of Milk Means More for this recipe.

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

Ingredients for Crockpot Chicken Burrito Bowls

  • 1 jar (16 ounces) chunky salsa
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 can (15 1/2 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups instant brown rice
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • chopped avocado, for garnish 
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish 
  • chopped red onion, for garnish 
  • chopped tomatoes, for garnish 
  • lime wedges, for garnish
  • sour cream or Greek yogurt, for garnish
  • shredded colby jack cheese, for garnish
Crockpot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Directions for Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

Step 1: In slow cooker, stir together salsa, chicken, broth and chili powder.

Step 2: Cook 3 1/2 hours on high or 7 1/2 hours on low.

Step 3: Transfer chicken to cutting board and coarsely shred; return to slow cooker.

Step 4: Stir in beans, rice and corn. Cook 30 minutes on high, or until rice is cooked through.

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Step 5: Serve garnished with avocado, cilantro, onion, tomatoes, limes, sour cream and cheese.

Video for Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls:

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours 4 seconds
Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes 4 seconds

These Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls combine chicken, beans, corn and rice plus colorful garnishes for a meal you can set in the slow cooker at the beginning of the day and serve whenever hunger strikes that evening.

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (16 ounces) chunky salsa
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 can (15 1/2 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups instant brown rice
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • chopped avocado, for garnish 
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish 
  • chopped red onion, for garnish 
  • chopped tomatoes, for garnish 
  • lime wedges, for garnish
  • sour cream or Greek yogurt, for garnish
  • shredded colby jack cheese, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In slow cooker, stir together salsa, chicken, broth and chili powder.
  2. Cook 3 1/2 hours on high or 7 1/2 hours on low.
  3. Transfer chicken to cutting board and coarsely shred; return to slow cooker.
  4. Stir in beans, rice and corn. Cook 30 minutes on high, or until rice is cooked through.
  5. Serve garnished with avocado, cilantro, onion, tomatoes, limes, sour cream and cheese.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 441Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 507mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 7gSugar: 8gProtein: 34g

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    6 Comments

    1. Gosh, this looks delicious! I really do need to dust off my slower cooker and start making Winter Warmers like this, it’s the perfect comfort food! Sim x

    2. I imported this to my fitness pal, 6 servings. It comes out to 582 calories.

      1. My calorie/recipe data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix. Did you put it that this makes 6 servings?

    3. Terri Jarvis says:

      Do you cook the rice first or put it in raw and it cooks in the crock pot?

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