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CHILE COLORADO SLOW COOKER CHICKEN
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs
Total Time
3 hrs 15 mins
 

CHILE COLORADO SLOW COOKER CHICKEN is full of flavor and insanely delicious. A versatile recipe to make tacos, burritos or enchiladas.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 145 kcal
Author: Sandra
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups Chile Colorado Sauce recipe below
Chile Colorado Sauce
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 8 dried mild red chiles
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1/3 cup diced green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground corriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 garlic cloves
Instructions
CHILE COLORADO SAUCE
  1. Make Chile Colorado Sauce. Instructions here.

    From this recipe, there will be one cup of sauce left over. If you want additional sauce for topping, as a salsa or enchilada sauce, double the recipe. 

SLOW COOKER CHICKEN
  1. Place to chicken breast, seasonings and 2 cups Chile Colorado sauce into the slow cooker and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6.

  2. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred. Add shredded chicken back into the slow cooker and stir to combine.

  3. Serve chicken with corn or flour tortillas, chips or on a salad. Serve with remaining Chile Colorado Sauce.


Nutrition Facts
CHILE COLORADO SLOW COOKER CHICKEN
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 1235mg 51%
Potassium 600mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Sugars 1g
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 3.7%
Vitamin C 10.6%
Calcium 2.8%
Iron 7.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.