Chicken Black Bean Tacos

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 12 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic
  • 2 15-oz. cans black beans rinsed and drained
  • 10 ounces frozen corn
  • 16 ounces salsa
  • 12 small flour tortillas


  • Place chicken thighs at the bottom of a crock cooker. Mix first
  • chili powder, paprika cumin and cilantro together and sprinkle over chicken with the minced garlic.
  • Place black beans and corn on top, and pour salsa evenly over everything. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
  • About 15 minutes before serving, remove chicken breasts from the crock cooker to a cutting board.
  • Slice into big chunks and shred with two forks. Return shredded chicken to the crock cooker and stir all ingredients to combine. Cover and allow to reheat for a few minutes before serving.
  • Serve on flour tortillas.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked butternut squash.
VEGETARIAN: Use canned white beans instead of chicken thighs and adjust cook time.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure salsa and tortillas are gluten free.
NUTRITION: 533 Calories; 7g Fat (11.6% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 97g Carbohydrate; 15g Dietary Fiber; 2mg Cholesterol; 694mg Sodium. Exchanges: 6 Grain (Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat.
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