cilantro lime chicken ~ slow cooker

let's see if i can remember how to do this ...

fantastic chicken recipe for food prepping. great on salads (with cilantro lime rice, black beans and a clinatro lime dressing).

cilantro lime chicken  ~ slow cooker
recipe source my friend melissa
printable recipe

2 lbs chicken breast
2 14-oz cans low sodium chicken broth
1 lime, cut into wedges
1 handful cilantro
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
2 tsp seasoned salt

using a food processor or blender, puree the cilantro, garlic and all of the spices with about 1/4 cup of the chicken broth.

place chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker and cover with remaining broth and pureed mixture.  top with lemon wedges.

cook over low heat for 6-8 hours.  shred chicken and add about 1/2 to 1 cup of the broth to the shredded chicken.  discard remaining broth.

(finished chicken before shredding)

serves 8
sodium could be reduced by eliminating seasoned salt and using no salt chicken broth but if you sweat on a regular basis, don't sweat it!

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