Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos Recipe

January 7, 2015

Healthy Recipes

With this spectacular recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos. It’s as simple as throwing the ingredients into the slow cooker before work and then walking into an amazing smelling kitchen that evening. Easy peasy.slow cooker chicken tacos

Recipe by Diana Keuilian. Author of the cookbook Family Friendly Fat Burning Meals

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 5 hours
Total time: 5 hours 10 mins
Serves: 8

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 bell peppers (any color), thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 (4oz) can green chiles, chopped (I use mild!)
  • 1 (16oz) jar green salsa
  • 2 tomatos, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon fajita seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Large lettuce leaves
  • Avocado, sliced

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all of the ingredients, except the lettuce leaves and avocado, in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours.
  2. Remove the chicken thighs, shred with a fork, and mix back in. Serve, using a slotted spoon, on the lettuce leaves. Garnish with sliced avocado, chopped cilantro and fresh salsa. Enjoy!

NUTRITION
Calories: 202     Fat: 6     Carbohydrates: 14     Sodium: 589     Fiber: 5     Protein: 20

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