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Such an easy and tasty meal made in your slow cooker. Use this shredded chicken over rice, in tortillas or as is.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Verde

Such an easy and tasty meal made in your slow cooker. Use this shredded chicken over rice, in tortillas or as is.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 10
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs chicken breasts and thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 lb tomatillos cleaned and quartered
  • 10 banana peppers seeded and chopped
  • avocado and cilantro to garnish and a squeeze of lime

Instructions

  1. Add your chicken to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. On top, add all your tomatillos and banana peppers.
  3. In a small bowl, add our lime juice and spices and pour over the chicken and veggies.
  4. Let cook on low all day. Mine took 8 hours.
  5. Shred chicken and mix well.
  6. Server over rice, in tortillas, or as is.
  7. Garnish with a squeeze of lime, cilantro, avocados and/or sour cream. (I would definitely suggest the squeeze of lime and cilantro though.)