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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos Recipe

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• 1 cup low-sodium organic chicken broth
• 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
• 2 medium jalapeño peppers seeded and deveined, chopped (optional)
• 2 Tbsp. chili powder
• 2 Tbsp. ground cumin
• 2 tsp. ground smoked paprika
• ½ tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt
• 2 bay leaves
• 1 lb. raw chicken breast boneless, skinless
• 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas warm
• 1 cup pico de gallo or fresh tomato salsa
• 1 medium ripe avocado sliced
• 1 medium lime cut into 4 wedges
• ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

1. Place chicken broth, garlic, jalapeños (if desired), chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, bay leaves, and chicken in a 3-quart slow cooker; mix well and cover. Cook on high for 2½ to 3 hours (or on low for 4 to 5 hours), or until chicken is tender.
2. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and shred with 2 forks.
3. Evenly divide chicken between 8 tortillas. Top evenly with pico de gallo, avocado, lime juice, and cilantro; serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 (2 tacos each)
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 hrs 20 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 333 Calories (from Fat 99)
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 774mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 4g
Protein 31g 62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.




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