Cilandro Lime Chicken {Slow Cooker Or Instant Pot}

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.

Prep Time :  5 minutes
Cook Time : 4-6 hrs
Yield: 4 Servings

Ingrédients :

  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 1 (15 oz) can no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernals (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 serrano (or jalapeno) peppers, minced (optional)
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • Optional toppings for serving: salsa, cheese, avocado

Directions :

  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.
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