Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Ingredients:
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 – 2 limes, juiced (or 2 – 4 tablespoons lime juice)
  • 3 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Taco seasoning:
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

How to cook Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

  1. In a small bowl, mix together taco seasoning ingredients.
  2. Place salsa, taco seasoning mix, lime juice, and cilantro into slow cooker and stir to combine.
  3. Add the chicken breasts and stir to coat with the salsa mixture.
  4. Cover the slow cooker, set to High, and cook until the chicken in very tender, about 4 hours. If desired, set cooker to Low and cook 6 to 8 hours.
  5. Shred the chicken with 2 forks and serve.