slower cooker yucatan chicken

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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

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

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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