Cilantro Lime Chicken

Blogger Deborah Harroun of Taste and Tell makes an easy, Mexican-inspired chicken dinner in the slow cooker.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 6 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
jar (16 oz) green tomatillo salsa (salsa verde)
1
lime
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
cup sour cream
Hot cooked rice

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Steps

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. Sprinkle taco seasoning over chicken; pour salsa over chicken.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours. About 30 minutes before serving, squeeze lime over chicken. Stir in cilantro.
  • 3 Using 2 forks, shred chicken in slow cooker. Stir in sour cream. Serve chicken over rice. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. Sprinkle taco seasoning over chicken; pour salsa over chicken.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours. About 30 minutes before serving, squeeze lime over chicken. Stir in cilantro.
  • 3 Using 2 forks, shred chicken in slow cooker. Stir in sour cream. Serve chicken over rice. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you need dinner to be done faster, you can use the High heat setting on the slow cooker and cook the chicken for about 4 hours instead.

Use the shredded chicken as a burrito or taco filler instead of serving over rice.

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