New Mexican Chicken Lettuce Wraps {Filling}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Fresh, simple, and delicious!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 3 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - chopped cilantro**
  • Side: - lettuce leaves**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken breasts into the base of the slow cooker and add the red salsa, green chiles, minced onion, ground cumin, garlic powder and salt and pepper.
  2. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once finished cooking, shred the chicken with 2 forks and mix into the sauce.
  3. Spoon the shredded chicken into lettuce leaves and make lettuce wraps.
  4. Prepare veggies.
  5. Serve New Mexican Chicken Lettuce Wraps with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 3 large boneless chicken breasts
    • 1 cup red salsa
    • 1 - 4 oz. can green chiles
    • 1 Tbsp minced onion
    • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
    • 1 tsp garlic powder
    • Salt and pepper

    Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a slow cooker and cooking as directed.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    New Mexican Chicken Lettuce Wraps {Filling}

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and add to slow cooker. Cook on low for 8 hours. Shred chicken with sauce and spoon into large lettuce leaves.
    Serve with veggies.

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