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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.

Happy Crocking!

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10 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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

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