Salsa Verde Honey Lime Chicken

Original Recipe

http://carlsbadcravings.com/slow-cooker-salsa-verde-honey-lime-chicken-recipe/#


 

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 c mild salsa verde
  • 1/3 c honey
  • 1/2 c lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Hot sauce to taste

 

Steps:

  1. Rub chicken breasts in olive oil and place in crockpot with remaining ingredients
  2. Cook on low for 6-7 hrs (high 2-3 hrs).
  3. Remove chicken and let rest 5 mins before shredding. Return to crockpot and let cook on low for 20-30 mins to absorb some of the remaining liquid.
  4. Add additional lime or hot sauce for flavor variety.

 

Topping Ideas: Lettuce, tomato, avocado, cilantro, lime, Monterey cheese, sour cream

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