Super Easy Nacho Chicken And Rice

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This nacho chicken recipe couldn’t be easier. It’s cheesy, indulgent, and so easy to make. The slow cooker does all the work for you!

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It’s no secret that we’re fans of the slow cooker around here, if you are skeptical…give this nacho chicken and rice casserole a try. It’s simple to make, family friendly, and loaded with cheesy goodness.

This recipe for nacho chicken is very low maintenance once everything goes into the slow cooker. You just put it into the Crockpot and come back a few hours later to find dinner ready to go!

A scoop of the delicious nacho chicken and rice crockpot casserole.

I really enjoy that this one is so family friendly. It’s great for leftovers too, so whatever isn’t devoured for dinner can be warmed up for lunches or dinners later in the week!

Here is what you’ll need to make nacho chicken at home:

You can find the amounts, nutritional info, and more in the recipe card at the bottom of this post. Use this list to shop your pantry and see if you can make this tasty dinner recipe tonight!

A top down view of the finished recipe for rice and chicken with nacho seasonings.

From the pantry we will need chicken broth, cream of celery soup, fiesta nacho cheese soup or cheddar cheese soup, uncooked rice, salt, pepper, poultry seasoning, and taco seasoning.

The fresh ingredients in this recipe are boneless skinless chicken breasts, and shredded Mexican cheese blend! It’s a pretty easy recipe and considering I can keep all of these things on hand in the pantry or the freezer we usually have this recipe whenever I’m at a loss for something to make for dinner. It’s always a hit, who doesn’t love a happy family at meal time?

Here we see a bowl full of the delicious nacho chicken recipe ready to be served.

How to make nacho chicken and rice in the slow cooker:

Making this recipe could not be easier. In just a few easy steps we have dinner cooking and we don’t have to watch it…we can walk away and do anything else while the magic happens in the Crockpot.

In a mixing bowl, whisk together the beef broth and soups and set aside. In a second bowl, mix the salt, pepper, poultry seasonings and taco seasonings.

A close up view of the finished chicken and rice casserole made in the slow cooker.

Spray slow cooker insert with cooking oil. Add the chicken and sprinkle the seasonings on top of the chicken. Press the seasonings into the chicken.

Sprinkle the rice over the chicken and then pour the liquid over the chicken, making sure the rice is submerged in the liquid. Secure the slow cooker lid and cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 4-5 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°. 

Here we see the finished recipe ready to be enjoyed.

Open the slow cooker and sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the chicken. Secure the lid and cook on low for 15 minutes or until the cheese melts. 

Looking for more delicious Crockpot meals?

You can make just about anything in the Crockpot. I love trying new things…these beef ribs are incredible, it’s my favorite way to make ribs!

Crockpot chicken pot pie is also a fun recipe to make. It’s simple, totally comforting, and perfect for busy weeknights.

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There’s nothing more indulgent than mac and cheese, right? The only exception might be my slow cooker version with bacon!!

My Coca-Cola meatballs are perfect for parties, family gatherings, or just a Tuesday night that needs a little help.

A finished bowl of the tasty dinner recipe made in the slow cooker.

Printable Slow Cooker Nacho Chicken And Rice Recipe:

Here we see the finished recipe ready to be enjoyed.

Nacho Chicken and Rice Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

This nacho chicken recipe couldn't be easier. It's cheesy, indulgent, and so easy to make. The slow cooker does all the work for you!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 10.5 ounce can of Campbell's® Condensed Cream of Celery Soup
  • 1 10.5 ounce can of Campbell's® Condensed Fiesta Nacho Cheese Soup or Cheddar Cheese Soup
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 ½ cups shredded Mexican cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ pepper
  • ½ tablespoon poultry seasonings
  • ½ tablespoon taco seasonings

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the beef broth and soups and set aside. In a second bowl, mix the salt, pepper, poultry seasonings and taco seasonings.
  2. Spray slow cooker insert with cooking oil. Add the chicken and sprinkle the seasonings on top of the chicken. Press the seasonings into the chicken.
  3. Sprinkle the rice over the chicken and then pour the liquid over the chicken, making sure the rice is submerged in the liquid. Secure the slow cooker lid and cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 4-5 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°.
  4. Open the slow cooker and sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the chicken. Secure the lid and cook on low for 15 minutes or until the cheese melts.
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 805Total Fat 26gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 254mgSodium 1494mgCarbohydrates 48gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 88g

These recipes are calculated as a courtesy. They are not intended as medical advice or guaranteed accurate. Please do your own calculations if necessary.

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