Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Number of Servings: 6 (275g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 4 hours
Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Good fajitas are all about properly tender onions and peppers. Cooking the veggies down on the stovetop can take a good long time. A slow cooker takes longer, but you don’t need to stand over it stirring, and with this method that cooks the chicken in with the meat, your meat will be beautifully tender too.

Ingredients

  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 3 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1½ lbs. boneless chicken breast
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. cumin
  • 1½ Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 6 (8") whole-wheat tortillas

Directions

  1. Combine sliced onion and peppers in the bottom of a greased slow cooker. Lay chicken on top and pour chicken broth over. Sprinkle everything with the spices and lime juice. Cover and cook until chicken has reached a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF, on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 4-6 hours.
  2. When meat is done, remove chicken, shred with two forks, and stir it back into juices and vegetables. Divide filling evenly across the tortillas.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 275g

Amount per serving
Calories 350
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.5g 12%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 525mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 33g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 68.3mg 6%
Iron 2.5mg 10%
Potassium 680mg 15%
Vitamin A 132.8mcg 15%
Vitamin C 78.2mg 90%
Vitamin E 2.3mg 15%
Vitamin K 5.1mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 17.5mg 110%
Vitamin B6 1.2mg 70%
Folate 41.9mcg 10%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 0.6mcg 4%
Chloride 18.9mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.9mg 40%
Phosphorus 274.5mg 20%
Iodine 1mcg 0%
Magnesium 44mg 10%
Zinc 1.1mg 10%
Selenium 26.4mcg 45%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 3.9mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Chicken Breast, Red Bell Pepper, Whole Wheat Tortilla (whole Wheat Flour, Water, Shortening (soybean Oil And Hydrogenated Soybean Oil), Canola Oil, Contains 2% Or Less Of Leavening (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Aluminum Sulfate, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate), Dough Conditioners (mono- And Diglycerides, Calcium Sulfate, Enzymes (contains Wheat Starch, Microcrystalline Cellulose), L-cysteine Monohydrochloride), Vital Wheat Gluten, Sodium Propionate (preservative), Fumaric Acid (to Acidify), Salt, Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Cornstarch, Soy Flour, Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum), Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Onion, Lime Juice, Cumin, Chili Powder, Salt.

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