Recipe By crowefoot
Published Apr 30th
Prep 10m Cook 6h Additional 15m Ready In 6h 25m
Servings 6 servings Calories 193.4

An easy chile-lime chicken recipe for the slow cooker. Great with seasoned rice and veggies as a side.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (7 ounce) can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons dried cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, or more to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, lime juice, honey, cilantro, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, black pepper, cayenne, and salt in a blender or food processor and puree, making sure chipotle chiles are chopped very fine.
  2. 2 Place a layer of chicken in a slow cooker and cover with about 1/2 of the liquid mixture. Lay on remaining chicken and pour remaining liquid over top.
  3. 3 Cover and cook on Low until chicken is no longer pink in the center and juices run clear, about 6 hours, or on High, about 3 hours. Turn off the heat and let rest for at least 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 193.4
  • Carbohydrate 15.8 g
  • Cholesterol 64.6 mg
  • Fat 3.6 g
  • Fiber 2.3 g
  • Protein 24.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.8 g
  • Sodium 609 mg
  • Sugar 7.7 g

Chef's Notes

If using High setting, check on chicken to ensure it isn't sticking to the bottom of the slow cooker.
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