Slow Cooker Margarita Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
So simple. So delicious!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - cup(s) limeade
  • 1/2 - cup(s) orange juice
  • 4 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 - tsp cayenne pepper
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - chopped cilantro**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the limeade, orange juice, minced garlic, cayenne pepper and a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker and pour the marinade over the top.
  3. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, remove from the sauce and slice or shred the chicken.
  4. Cook the rice, as directed.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Margarita Chicken with chopped cilantro garnish over rice with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

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

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup limeade
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 4 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 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 the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Special notes

Serve with cauliflower rice or other side for Paleo meal.

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

Slow Cooker Margarita Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with chopped cilantro garnish, over rice with veggies.

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