Another thing I love is easy chicken recipes. We eat chicken a lot around here. Much more than any other meat. So i'm always excited to find new recipes to try. This one makes a great filling for tacos or burritos. Just wrap it up in a tortilla with whatever condiments you want (lettuce, salsa, sour cream, cheese, etc.) and you have a good meal! I for one could eat mexican food just about everyday, it's my absolute favorite.
Crockpot Tex Mex Shredded Chicken
Ingredients:4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 1/4 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/3 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup (packed) cilantro leaves, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
Heat the oil in a medium sized sauté pan. Add the onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Add cumin, chili powder, coriander, paprika and garlic and sauté two more minutes. Deglaze the pan with the chicken broth making sure to scrape up any browned bits. Turn off and set aside.
Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Add to crock pot. Pour lime juice on top, then add cilantro, jalapeno, and pour the onion and garlic mixture over top.
Cook on low for 3-5 hours, or until cooked through and tender. Remove chicken breasts from the crock pot, shred and place in a bowl. Scoop out the onions and add to the chicken. Depending on the amount of juices produced, you may want to add some or all of the juice back to the shredded chicken.