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    Crock Pot Shredded Chipotle Chicken

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    6 hrs 10 mins

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    6 hrs

    Lil'Deady's Note:

    This is a recipe that's very easy and simple. I think it's some of the most flavorful chicken (I've made) with no salt added! I love these as tacos with romaine lettuce, pico de gallo, shredded cheesed and some sour cream. It get's really spicy with the added Ro*Tel in there so I omit it unless I'm wanting a lot of heat. I added the beans and corn because it's "acts" like a corn salsa/refried beans, I suppose. It's great to throw together before you run off to work. It feeds me for a week but I cook for one.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    tacos

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      put the frozen chicken on the bottom of the crock pot
    2. 2
      add the rest of the ingredients on top.
    3. 3
      spread over the chicken and make sure the top is coated as much as possible.
    4. 4
      Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
    5. 5
      shred then enjoy (Make sure that you shred up the chipotles too).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 30, 2012

      55

      MMMMmmmmm!! I can't stop eating this right out of the crock! Who needs a tortilla?! I used 2lbs fresh boneless breasts but kept the rest of the ingredients as listed, and it is still almost too juicy. Will be perfect for a rice bowl though. I used the Rotel with lime and cilantro, and i did puree the chipotles -- perfectamundo! I also added a couple Goya brand seasonings that i picked up at the grocery store just out of curiosity, and they added even more flavor. One was "Sazon Goya" with coriander & annatto (2 packets), and the other was Goya Recaito - cilantro cooking base (about 1/4 c.) Wow, is this stuff yummy!!! There is enough for a couple meals, at least, and we'll be making enchiladas, and rice bowls, and eating it with a big fat spoon as is!! Thanks so much for this delicious recipe!!

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    • on December 11, 2010

      55

      This is a great recipe! I have never used chipotle chiles from a can before, but we really like the flavor of chipotle (we get the chipotle Tabasco, I add chipotle powder when I make chili, and I even have made chocolate chipotle cookies!). I doubled the chicken and used 2 cans of chipotle chiles, but I only used one can each of black beans and corn, and I DID add the 1 can (drained) original-style Rotel. We didn't find it too spicy. In fact, I thought it was perfect (I could see how some might, though). I used your (Lil'Deady) suggestion, and we had this in soft tacos, with chopped tomatoes, lettuce, shredded cheese, sour cream, and my husband had diced onions in his. The sour cream is a nice contrast. I froze what we didn't eat, so we can have fast shredded chipotle chicken again! You should post more recipes. :) Thanks!

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    • on October 17, 2011

      55

      Puree the chipotles and ro-tel. It seems to coat the chicken a little better. You can control the spiciness of the sauce by the type of ro-tel you buy. Our favorite has lime juice in it. Next time I think I will add some fresh chopped cilantro as a garnish. Yes, it is wonderful as a taco, burrito or enchilada filling.

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    Nutritional Facts for Crock Pot Shredded Chipotle Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (331 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 299.9
     
    Calories from Fat 36
    12%
    Total Fat 4.0 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 72.6 mg
    24%
    Sodium 619.6 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.1 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 8.2 g
    32%
    Sugars 2.0 g
    8%
    Protein 33.4 g
    66%

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