Slow Cooker Tequila Chicken

Slow Cooker Tequila Chicken

This recipe makes a ton, is super easy and freezes well. Serve with brown rice or tortillas.

  • 5 lbs skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 large bell peppers, chopped

For juice:

  • Lime zest
  • 4 limes
  • 2 oz Tequila
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1TBSP sea salt
  • 1/2 TBSP coarsely ground black pepper
  • Pinch of ground cayenne to taste

Put chicken breasts into crock pot frozen. Cover with onions and peppers.
To make juice:

  • Zest two of the limes into bowl. Set limes aside for juicing. Juice all four limes – keeping even the pulp. Mix lime zest and juice with other ingredients and whisk together.
  • Pour over ingredients in crock pot.
  • Set crock pot to low for 8 hours.
  • Stir to shred the chicken
  • Serve with tortillas or over brown rice.

Makes 12 servings

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