Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

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Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

Saturday, March 22, 2014



This is a nice change from plain chicken tacos. The cilantro really adds a burst of flavor to this recipe.

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

Yield: 3 servings

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  •  /2 (1.25 ounce) package dry taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Directions:
  1. Place the salsa, taco seasoning, lime juice, and cilantro into a slow cooker, and stir to combine. Add the chicken breasts, and stir to coat with the salsa mixture. Cover the cooker, set to High, and cook until the chicken is very tender, about 4 hours. If desired, set cooker to Low and cook 6 to 8 hours. Shred chicken with 2 forks to serve.