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Cilantro Lime Chicken

This Cilantro Lime Chicken is the perfect healthy dinner recipe and can be made in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot. Serve it over rice or as a filling for tacos. You can even prep it ahead of time and freeze until you need it.

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This Cilantro Lime Chicken is the perfect healthy dinner recipe and can be made in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot. Serve it over rice or as a filling for tacos. You can even prep it ahead of time and freeze until you need it.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker. 
  2. Stir to combine and cook on low for 4-6 hours. 
  3. Remove chicken, shred, return to pot, stir and serve.
  4. Place all ingredients in a large ziploc bag and freeze flat.
  5. Prior to cooking, defrost over night in the refrigerator or under cold running water.
  6. Dump contents into the crockpot. Add a little bit of water to the bag, shake it around and add to crockpot to help get some of the cilantro out if it sticks to the bag.
  7. Cook on low 4-6 hours.
  8. Shred chicken breasts and serve over rice, as is or in tortillas.

Notes

To prep for freezer: Combine all ingedients in a ziploc bag and freeze flat. Thaw in the fridge the night before cooking. Pour contents into crockpot and cook according to directions. 

You may need to add a little water to the ziploc bag and swirl it around to get cilantro out if it sticks to the sides of the bag.

To cook in the Instant Pot: Add all ingredients to the Instant Pot. Seal, press the manual button and set time for 10 minutes. Shred chicken and serve.