Menus and recipes are new and improving! Learn what's happening with OAMM

Swap Ready

Gluten Free Dairy Free Santa Fe Chicken

Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines.  Sometimes it is hard to follow a gluten free dairy free diet and still enjoy all the flavors.  This dish had my attention from the beginning.  It cooks in the crock pot, which is always a plus in my eyes, and is still loaded with flavor and veggies.  It can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, with corn chips or even in a corn tortilla.  The possibilities are endless with Santa Fe Chicken.

Gluten Free Dairy Free Santa Fe Chicken

Author/Source:  

mindy @ onceamonthmeals.com, adapted from Iowa Girl Eats

Ingredients:

  • 1 can gluten free chicken broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 8 ounces frozen corn
  • 0.33 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (ensure GF)
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 0.75 teaspoon cayenne pepper (ensure GF)
  • 0.125 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless skinless
  • corn tortilla chips

Directions:

In crockpot, combine chicken broth, tomatoes, beans, corn, onions, cumin, cilantro, garlic and onion powder, cayenne pepper and salt. Place chicken breasts on top of mixture. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours. Remove chicken, shred, then return to crock pot. Stir to combine all ingredients.  Serve on top of corn tortilla chips.  

Freezing Directions:

Let cool.  Place in gallon size freezer bag.  Remove as much air as possible, then label and seal.  TO SERVE:  Thaw.  Heat through.  Serve over corn tortilla chips.

Servings: 8


**conversion chart image provided by Erik Spiekermann

10 Responses to “Gluten Free Dairy Free Santa Fe Chicken”

  1. Kathleen says:

    Could you also just assemble all the raw ingredients, freeze that, then thaw and cook in the slow cooker? Or would the textures not hold up in the freezer?

    • mindy says:

      Yes Kathleen that would work. These directions are written as if you were cooking it that day. But yes, if you were just freezing the meal, your method would work.

  2. Jasmine says:

    What’s the weight of the cans used? Not sure if we have the same sizes here in Australia, plus I’m using home made broth.

    • mindy says:

      Hi Jasmine! 10 ounces chicken broth, 10 ounces diced tomatoes w/ chiles, 15 ounces black beans.
      Hope that helps!

  3. Shannon says:

    Have you tried doubling this recipe? Do you need to increase the cook time, or should you just have it on high instead of low?

  4. Sheraya says:

    Any idea on how many calories this has?

Leave a Reply

After hitting submit your comment will await moderation.