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Slow Cooker Tomatillo Lime Chicken

Slow Cooker Tomatillo Lime Chicken

  • Cooking Time:

    6 hours
  • Servings:



2 lbs. chick­en breasts or thighs
10 oz. frozen corn
1 yel­low onion, diced
3 limes, juiced and zest­ed
1 tsp. sug­ar
1/2 c. sal­sa
1 c. chopped cilantro
6 tomatil­los, husks removed, rinsed, diced
1 green pep­per, seed­ed and diced
1 jalapeno, seed­ed and diced
2 gar­lic cloves, minced
1 tsp. cumin
salt & pep­per to taste

This recipe for Slow Cook­er Tomatil­lo Lime Chick­en could soon become a favorite in your week­ly din­ner rota­tion. The veg­gies can eas­i­ly be pre­pared the evening before and eas­i­ly assem­bled in the crock the fol­low­ing day. Enjoy this dish as a stuff­ing for tacos or enchi­ladas too!

  1. Com­bine all ingre­di­ents in a medi­um bowl, except for chick­en and stir to com­bine.
  2. Divide this mix­ture in half, adding half to the crock; set­ting oth­er half of sauce aside.
  3. Place chick­en in crock on top of mix­ture and then add remain­ing mix­ture to the top of chick­en.
  4. Cov­er. Crock on Low for 6 hours.
  5. Chick­en can be shred­ded, if pre­ferred.

Serve chick­en over rice or over a taco sal­ad.

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Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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Just made this today and served on hard warm tor­tilla shells and we all loved it! My 4 and 5 year old includ­ed! I shred­ded the chick­en.


what do you mean to add 1/2 cup of sal­sa? what kind of sal­sa?

Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of Get­Crocked, the #1 resource for slow cook­ing with over 1.5 mil­lion online fol­low­ers. She inno­vates recipes dai­ly with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cook­er.

She innovates recipes daily…

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a week­ly “Mom Mon­day” seg­ment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

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