Mexican Shredded Chicken Fiesta

Hrishi

Hrishi

about 1 year ago

This dish is a fiesta in your mouth! Tender shredded chicken cooked in a spicy tomato sauce, served with rice and beans. Perfect for a family dinner or a party.

Cooking Time

6-8 hours

Serving Size

4-6 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

350

Protein

40g

Fat

5g

Sat Fat

1g

Carbs

35g

Chole

100mg

Fiber

8g

Sugar

4g

Sodium

800mg

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Instructions

  • Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker.
  • In a bowl, mix together diced tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeno pepper, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Pour over chicken.
  • Add chicken broth to slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until chicken is tender and shreds easily with a fork.
  • Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks.
  • Return shredded chicken to slow cooker and stir to coat with sauce.
  • Add black beans to slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Serve chicken and beans over cooked rice, garnished with cilantro and lime wedges.

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