Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

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

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package dry taco seasoning mix

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 3 pounds 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

272 Calories
5g Fat
9g Carbs
45g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 272
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 976mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 45g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 521mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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