slower cooker yucatan chicken


paul made this!

recipe from here

Slow Cooker Yucatan Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours high
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6-8


3 lbs chicken, boneless, skinless
1/2 cup crushed pineapples
2 oranges, zested, juiced
2 limes, juiced
1 lemon, zested, juiced
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
10 cloves garlic, peeled, chopped
1 Anaheim chili, fresh
1 jalapeno
Spice rub (recipe below)
1 tablespoon cornstarch
cilantro, corn or flour tortilla shells, cheese, red onion, sour cream, avocado

For the Spice Rub:

1 tablespoon creole seasoning
1 tablespoon oregano, crushed
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon black pepper


Pat the chicken dry. Spray slow cooker with cooking spray and add chicken. Coat chicken in spice rub and mix well.

Take all remaining ingredients, except cornstarch, add to a blender, blend well. Remove 1/2 cup of sauce and set aside.

Pour remaining sauce over chicken, mix well.

Cook on high for 3-4 hours in slow cooker. Remove chicken from slow cooker, shred with two forks and set aside.

Strain drippings into a pan, bring to boil,  mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water, whisk into pan juices, reduce to simmer and cook for about 1-2 minutes.

Pour over shredded chicken. Use reserved Yucatan sauce as a taco sauce. Enjoy!


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