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Santa Fe chicken is an easy and flavorful TexMex inspired recipe that can be made in your slow cooker or Instant Pot.

Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Santa Fe Chicken


  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
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Ingredients

  • 23 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 15 ounces black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 15 ounces corn, rinsed & drained
  • 15 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • Handful fresh cilantro for garnish
  • 2 tsp oil (for IP)

Instructions

Slow Cooker

  1. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
  2. Cook HIGH 3-4, LOW 6-8.
  3. Garnish with cilantro.

Instant Pot

  1. Set Instant Pot to the high saute setting. Heat oil.
  2. Add bell pepper and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in crushed tomatoes, scraping any browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Stir in all remaining ingredients, close and seal vent.
  3. Select manual setting and set time for 9 minutes. Quick-release pressure when cook time is completed.
  4. Garnish with cilantro.