Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tex-Mex

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tex-Mex

The "shredded chicken" may be wrapped in a tortilla with sour cream, to be eaten on the go.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 7 h

280 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1/2 onions, finely chopped   100 g
1 clove garlic, minced    
2/3 cup canned tomatoes (diced)   170 g
1 tbsp ground cumin   8 g
1 pinch cayenne pepper   0.1 g
1 tbsp dried oregano   2 g
1 tsp salt   4 g
1 tsp ground pepper   3 g
2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless   600 g
1 2/3 cup red beans (canned), rinsed and drained   420 mL
1 cup frozen peas   120 g

Before you start

A slow cooker is needed to make this recipe.

Method

  1. Add the first 8 ingredients to the ceramic cooking pot, then mix well. Add the chicken and coat it well with the mixture.
  2. Cover the slow cooker with the lid and cook on 'low' for 6-8 h, or until the chicken meat is tender enough to be "pulled" apart easily with a fork. Alternatively, cook on high for 4-5 h.
  3. Take the chicken out of the pot, shred it then put it back into the pot. Add the beans and peas. Cover, then cook 10 additional min on 'high'.
  4. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (270g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

280

Fat

3.5 g

5 %

Saturated 0.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

4 %

Cholesterol

85 mg

Sodium

660 mg

27 %

Carbohydrate

21 g

7 %

Fibre

7 g

28 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

40 g

Vitamin A

20 %

Vitamin C

20 %

Calcium

8 %

Iron

35 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Good source of :
Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin K, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B6

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This recipe is in the following categories: Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Slow Cook | American

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