Lime Chicken Tacos

READY IN: 6hrs 10mins
Recipe by ceruleanseven

From Simple & Delicious, slightly modified. I could best describe this recipe as zesty, easy, and delicious.

Top Review by bad kitty 1116

I have this from Simple and Delicious magazine/ cookbook. It is so easy , delicious and low-fat. I followed the original instructions, which were to put the chicken breasts in the crock pot, mix 3-4 tablespoons of lime juice with the chili powder(I used taco seasoning instead-a better blend of spices) and to pour the mixture over the chicken. There was no need for the 1/2 cup of water, the chicken gives off plenty of juices. After the chicken was tender (mine took less than 3 hours), I shredded it and then put it back in the crock pot and added the salsa and corn. I added 1 cup of black beans also , and more lime juice and fresh cilantro. Heated through for 30-60 minutes. These are great and a lifesaver when you need a fast, easy dinner!They please everyone in my family too!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a 3 qt slow cooker.
  2. Combine lime juice, chili powder, corn, salsa, and about half a cup of water.
  3. Pour mixture over chicken.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours.
  5. Remove chicken; cool slightly.
  6. Shred and return to slow cooker.
  7. Cover and cook on low for 30 minutes.
  8. Serve in tortillas with sour cream, cheese, and lettuce if desired.

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