Easy Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

Easy Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

Today we have a WINNING recipe for you so that you can WIN in your nutrition and WIN in life!

Today’s WINNING recipe to meet Coach JC’s 10 WINNING Habits is Easy Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken.   Where is my lean protein?

Ingredients:

2 pounds chicken breasts

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cup salsa

3-4 tablespoons brown sugar

1   4 oz. can  mild diced green chilies

1   14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes drained

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon each:  ground cumin, garlic powder, onion powder

1/2 teaspoon each:  smoked paprika, dry oregano, pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chili pepper (more for additional heat)

1 teaspoon liquid smoke

Hot sauce to taste

Directions:

Rub chicken breasts with oil and place in the bottom your slow cooker.  Add all of the remaining ingredients except for hot sauce.  Cook on high for 2-4 hours or on low for 6 – 7 hours or until chicken is tender enough to shred.

Remove chicken to a cutting board, and let rest 5 minutes before shredding (there will be liquid remaining).  Return shredded chicken and let cook only for an additional 20 minutes to absorb some of the liquid/juices.  Drain all excess liquid/juices.  (If serving over rice, cook rice in this liquid.  Taste and add hot sauce to taste if desired.

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  • Meet Coach JC

    "If you want to WIN more in life you are in the right place my friend! I am blessed and privileged everyday to help people WIN more in life.

    I got my start as the youngest Director of Strength & Conditioning at the Division I level at Oral Roberts University and have been blessed to COACH professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, and WNBA through Dynamic Sports Development. As an ENTREPRENEUR I then started Bootcamp Tulsa to help women WIN in their Fitness, Nutrition & in Life. On a daily basis I now run our Non-Profit, 501 (c) (3), Fit First Responders serving those that serve us everyday, our Police Officers, Firefighters, Medics and national Guard.

    If I'm not helping people WIN through my Performance Coaching you will find me motivating people on stage through my MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING in churches, companies, universities and athletic organizations. I even took some of that motivation and combined it with a winning game plan to author a few books. I love helping people WIN but there is nothing I'm more passionate about then being a FATHER to my beautiful daughter and a HUSBAND to my hot wife."

Coach JC