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Slow Cooker Chicken Burritos
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Slow Cooker Smothered Chicken Burritos

Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 409kcal

Ingredients

For chicken:

  • 1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 14.5 oz can salsa style fire roasted tomatoes
  • 4 oz can chopped green chilis
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

For later:

  • 6 burrito sized flour tortillas
  • 2 tablespoon canola oil

For cheese sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 4 oz can chopped green chilis optional

Instructions

  • Add all chicken ingredients to slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
  • Shred chicken
  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Add a large scoop of shredded cooked chicken (use slotted spoon to drain excess liquid) to center of tortilla (about a cup)
  • Fold in ends and then tuck one edge and roll as tightly as you can
  • Brush lightly with canola oil
  • Bake for about 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned and crispy
  • Heat butter in saucepan over medium high heat
  • Whisk in flour until smooth
  • Slowly whisk in chicken broth and bring to simmer for about 5 minutes while whisking until thickened
  • Remove from heat and stir in cheese, sour cream and as many of the green chilis as desired
  • Top crispy burritos with cheese sauce and serve

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 710mg | Potassium: 595mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 15.7mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 2.9mg