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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 172.8
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.4 mg
  • Sodium: 489.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 28.3 g

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Cowboy Chicken

Submitted by: ELAINEHN
Cowboy Chicken

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    6 - Chicken Breast halves, no skin,
    1 jar (about 2 cups) your favorite Salsa (mild, medium, or hot)
    1-2 TBLSP Brown Sugar
    1 TBLSP Brown Mustard or Dijon Mustard

Directions

Place chicken in crock pot or casserole dish.
Mix all other ingredients in bowl and pour over chicken.
Cook in crock pot on low for about 6 hours, or bake in 375f oven for about 1 hour.
The sauce is delicious over rice, scooped up with baked tortilla chips, or even served over steamed veggies.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ELAINEHN.






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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very good. Used 1 Tbsp brown sugar twin with 1 Tbsp brown mustard with salsa. Only used 5 chicken breasts and amount of salsa was just right. Will definitely make this again with real sugar next time since calorie diff is small. - 8/15/08

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    this sounds good! even though i dont like to use my crockpot as much bc it is a pain to clean. but i should def. try it i think i have a jar left of my moms homeaide salasa. ill have to try it over rice. and i think i do have a thing of beans. - 8/15/08

    Reply from ELAINEHN (8/18/08)
    Hi STEELER! Just wanted to say, if you don't want to use the crockpot, this is DEFINITELY delicious baked in the oven. I use the crockpot sometimes for 'convenience' and to have it ready earlier since I work ... but honestly, tossing it in the oven for an hour or so is just as easy & yummier.


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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    OMG !!! this was amazing.. it was so good.. and a definate keeper !! I loved how wonderful my house smelled when i walked in from work.. i left it cook on low in my crock pot for about 9 hours.. it was totally scrumptous !!! will pass the recipe on to my daughters ! - 6/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    just to let you know i made this for the guys at the firestation yesterday. It was my turn to cook. They all loved it. It was great. - 4/18/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My kids were VERY happy with this meal, and I enjoyed it too! I chose the oven receipe. I think I would use chicken tenders next time instead of chicken breasts, or increase the amount of salsa by maybe another 1/2 jar if I'm using chk. breasts. I think Spanish rice would enhance the dish too. - 2/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this with black beans last night for dinner, and it was fabulous! My husband raved about it. I don't think I've ever heard him rave about chicken before. - 1/2/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    One of my FAVORITE recipes! Made it again tonight and it was delicious! - 3/15/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I Loved this.. Didn't think I would but it was GREAT !!! - 1/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was soooooo good! We will be having this a lot! I had a jar of an avocado salsa, and I used horseradish mustard and since my DH is diabetic, I used brown sugar twin. Had salad, ranch style beans with jalapeƱos and some organic roasted sesame chips to scoop the salsa. It is a keeper! - 4/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This crock-pot recipe is a tasty time saver. Loaded with flavor! - 9/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good. My DH doesn't care for salsa or things made with it, but he really liked this! - 8/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Today is our first day in the quest to make healthier eating choices. I was very pleased with this recipe, it was absolutely fantastic! I used picante salsa and served it over greater value southwest style vegetables for a meal right around 400 calories. I will certainly be making this again! - 3/7/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is amazing! I cooked 4 chicken breasts and the whole salsa jar was just enough. I added some low sodium taco seasoning recipe I found on here, as well as melted Tex Mex Kraft cheese, and served with corn on top. It was a hit!!! - 8/18/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My wife cooked this for supper tonight and it was excellent. As a matter of fact, I had a serving in and half it was so good!! Recipes like this make eating right easy. Thanks for sharing!!! Im gonna pass this on to my buddies. - 5/3/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good! My son shredded his, put it in a tortilla, added cheese, avocado, and sour cream. He said he'd eat it anytime. I ate it plain with some rice. Really good taste. - 8/21/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very good! I added a can of black beans and corn to it too and served it over brown rice. I will make this one again! - 1/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Have to say I was not looking forward to eating this . It didnt look too appealing with just salsa, mustard and brown sugar. It was GREAT!!! So simple and easy. Will definately make again. - 10/21/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    THis was delicious! And it was so quick and easy to make. Will be making this one again. - 8/14/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I was skeptical at first, but it turned out great! - 7/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I loved this recipe. Was a little hesitant at first thinking salsa would be a bit harsh. It was excellent.
    I used mild salsa and 2 TBLS brown sugar and 1 TBLS pineapple mustard, it was all I had. My mom thought it was a bit spicy but I thought it was perfect.
    I will make this again and again. - 4/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I served over brown rice and pinto beans. Great healthy meal! Just enough tang and just enough sweet. It went it my recipe box. - 4/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I baked it in the oven for an hour instead of the slow cooker - and it was amazing. My husband who is picky and not too excited about eating better raved about it. We had old elpaso spicy fat free refried beans and knorr southwestern rice with it both low in calories and fat. - 1/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious and easy to make! We added fresh green beans to the crockpot, and they turned out great too! I would definitely make this recipe again! - 9/15/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband, one year old son and I just loved this over brown rice. I used a peach based salsa. - 9/11/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I had it with the rice and veggies and it had a unique taste, very good. - 3/28/07

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