Chicken, Chicken Crockpot Recipe Peppers-Recipe 

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Peppers

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Peppers-Recipe 1

Ingredients

  • 3 bell peppers (any color) ($2.77)
  • 1 yellow onion ($0.37)
  • 1.5 lbs. boneless-skinless chicken breasts or thighs ($2.66*)
  • 1 tsp dried basil ($0.10)
  • 1 tsp dried oregano ($0.10)
  • salt and pepper ($0.05)
  • 1 24oz. jar marinara sauce ($1.65)

Instructions

  • Slice the bell peppers and onions into 1/4-inch strips. Lay half of the onion and peppers in the bottom of a 4-quart or larger slow cooker.
  • Place the chicken breasts on top of the onions and peppers and season lightly with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the basil and oregano over the chicken.
  • Cover the chicken with the remaining peppers and onions, then pour the marinara sauce over top.
  • Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for four hours or low for eight hours. After cooking, remove the lid and use tongs to stir the mixture and shred the chicken. The chicken should be so tender that it falls apart when pinched with the tongs.
  • Serve the saucy mixture over pasta, rice, polenta, or stuffed into a roll as a sandwich.

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Peppers-Recipe 2

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 3 bell peppers (preferrably 1 red, 1 yellow and 1 green) cored and sliced
  • 1 large yellow onion, halved and sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3/4 tsp ground coriander*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp honey

For serving:

  • 12 6-inch flour tortillas
  • Cilantro, sour cream, salsa, guacamole or sliced avocados, shredded Mexican cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pour half of the canned tomatoes into the bottom of a slow cooker and spread into an even layer. Top with half of the peppers and half of the onions. Sprinkle garlic in. Top with chicken breasts.
  2. In a bowl whisk together chili powder, cumin, paprika, coriander, salt and pepper. Evenly sprinkle half of the seasoning over chicken breasts then flip chicken and sprinkle in remainder. Top with remaining half of the tomatoes, then layer in remaining peppers and onions.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH heat about 2 1/2 – 3 hours or low heat 4 – 6 hours, until chicken has cooked through and veggies are tender.*

  4. Remove chicken, and cut into strips, or shred. Ladle out 1 cup of the broth in slow cooker (mostly tomato liquid) and discard.
  5. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice and honey and add to slow cooker along with chicken and season with additional salt to taste if desired (I sometimes like to add 1/4 cup chopped cilantro too here but this is optional). Gently toss. Serve warm in warmed tortillas optional toppings.

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Peppers-Recipe 3

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. chicken tenderloins
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 white onion, sliced
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 pinch red pepper flake

Instructions:

  • Add everything to the slow cooker and stir.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  • Serve over rice if desired.

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Peppers-Recipe 4

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 (14-oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • FOR SERVING
  • Tortillas
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream
  • Shredded cheddar

Instructions:

  1. Place chicken, bell peppers, and onions in slow-cooker then pour over diced tomatoes. Season with cumin, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Cook on low for 6 hours, or until chicken is cooked through.
  2. Remove chicken from slow-cooker and slice into strips. Serve fajitas in tortillas with desired toppings

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