Slow Cooker Coconut Lime Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Delightful combination of flavors. Don’t add the coconut milk to the freezer meal bag, instead add it at the time of cooking for a perfectly creamy sauce. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1/2 - small red onion(s)
  • 1 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 2 - Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 - cup(s) coconut milk**
  • Garnish: - chopped cilantro**
  • Garnish: - crushed red pepper**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. Seed and finely chop the red bell pepper. Chop the red onion.
  3. Add the chicken pieces, chopped red bell peppers, chopped red onions, chicken stock, and lime juice to the slow cooker insert.
  4. Stir in the coconut milk 30 minutes before serving. Let the cooking cycle finish, then strain and serve the chicken and veggies with some of the coconut-lime sauce.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Coconut Lime Chicken with garnishes and side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Cut 4 chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. Seed and finely chop 2 red bell peppers. Chop 1 red onion.

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

  • Half of the chicken breast pieces
  • Half of the chopped red bell peppers
  • Half of the chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • Do NOT add coconut milk to freezer bag.

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. Transfer all of the content from the freezer bag to slow cooker and cook as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

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

Gluten-Free Modifications

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

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Coconut Lime Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add to slow cooker insert. Stir in coconut milk 30 minutes before serving.
Serve with cilantro and crushed red pepper garnish and side salad.

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