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Cilantro Lime Chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Leesh & Lu for Landeelu.com

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken breasts
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 bunch cilantro finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2-4 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce finely chopped
  • 15 oz bag of frozen corn can be less depending on preference
  • 1 finely chopped red onion
  • 2 cans of black beans rinsed
  • 2 t cumin
  • 2 t chipotle powder
  • salt/pepper to taste

IF FREEZING

  • *1/2 c water or chicken broth to freezer bags or slow cooker before cooking.

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray and prepare 2 gallon sized freezer bags.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except chicken and water, stir. Divide evenly between slow cooker and freezer bags. Add 2 chicken breasts to slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Add 2 chicken breasts to each bag. Add 1/2 cup water to each bag before freezing.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours. At end of cooking time, shred chicken with 2 forks. Serve with warm tortillas, rice or corn chips. Top with sour cream, guacamole, and/or cheese.

Notes

When using the frozen meals, move them from the freezer to fridge the day before slow cooking them.