This is a really easy slow cooker meal that requires very little prep. The initial ingredients can all go directly in the slow cooker.

Raw ingredients in a slow cooker.

To modify this recipe for a pressure cooker, withhold the cream cheese till the end (to avoid curdling). Cook on high for 30 minutes and add the cream cheese after shredding the chicken.


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4-6 hours (slow cooker)
  • Servings: 8-ish


  • 2 boneless chicken breasts (can be frozen)
  • 1 can of corn (drained)
  • 1 can of black beans (drained)
  • 2 cans of diced tomatoes
  • 1 packet of dry powdered ranch dressing (1 oz or 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 block of cream cheese
  • 1.5 cups of uncooked rice
  • 1 romaine heart


  1. Add chicken, canned ingredients, ranch dressing mix, and cream cheese to slow cooker (no need to mix)
  2. Cook until the chicken is cooked through (4 hours on low or 3 on high)
  3. Shred the cooked chicken using forks and mix ingredients
  4. Cook rice
  5. Shred lettuce
  6. Serve chicken on rice with lettuce. Can serve with tortilla chips