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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos


Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 4 hours high or 6 hours low

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

You can shortcut this recipe by using a rotisserie chicken and shredding it instead of cooking the chicken in the slow cooker.

Ingredients

1 pound chicken breast, boneless and skinless

1 cup salsa, fresh, low sodium, refrigerator section

2 tomato(es), medium, chopped

1/2 avocado(s), Haas or any, peeled and cubed

1 cup cheese, jack or Mexican blend, shredded

2 tablespoons cilantro, fresh, chopped

2 cups lettuce, romaine or iceberg, shredded

8 tortillas, corn

cooking spray, olive oil type

Preparation

Place the chicken breasts on the bottom of a slow cooker. Spoon the salsa over the chicken and cook on low for about 6 to 7 hours or high for about 3 to 4 hours. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and place on a plate to shred. Place the shredded chicken back into the slow cooker pot and mix with the salsa in the bottom of the slow cooker. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Spread the tortillas out on the baking sheet, coat with cooking spray and bake for 5 to 7 minutes until lightly crisp. (If you prefer soft tacos, place the tortillas on a plate and wrap them with a damp paper towel. Microwave for about 45 seconds.) Fill each taco with one eighth of the chicken. Place the lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, cilantro and avocado on a platter and serve at the table.

Nutrition

Per Serving About :430 calories, 18 g fat, 7 g saturated fat, 35 g protein, 32 g carbohydrates, 6 g dietary fiber, 310 mg sodium


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