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Yields:
10 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Cilantro Lime Slow-Cooker Chicken

Chicken, slow-cooked in cilantro, lime, and salsa to super tenderness and fork shredded.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Stir together salsa, cilantro and lime juice.
  2. Add chicken, if frozen stand the breast up on their sides so the salsa can flow between them.
  3. Add more salsa to mostly cover, if needed.
  4. Cook on high in a slow cooker for 6-8 hours.
  5. Drain, retaining chicken, tomato and pepper chunks, then fork shred the chicken.
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Easy and excellent! If you like acidic...I don't mind it at all! I added some spiral noodles and kept some of the sauce. My family LOVED IT!
05 Jan 14 by member: 1Fat2Fit
This is great - only used four breasts and had food for a week - easy and delicious
30 Jan 14 by member: Randypanz

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 451 calories in 1 serving of Cilantro Lime Slow-Cooker Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 10% fat, 7% carbs, 83% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 42
Calories 451
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.7g 7%
  Saturated Fat 1.247g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.061g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.135g  
Cholesterol 219mg 73%
Sodium 886mg 37%
Potassium 20mg  
Total Carbohydrate 7.69g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
  Sugars 3.46g  
Protein 87.26g  
 
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
23%
of RDI*
(451 calories)
23% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (7%)
 
Fat (10%)
 
Protein (83%)
Carbohydrates, 7.69g (7%) Fat, 4.7g (10%) Protein, 87.26g (83%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories