Cilantro Lime Chicken with Mango Coconut Mixed Vegetables

DSC_0136Ingredients

Yield: 6 (4 oz serving of chicken (size of your palm) and 1-2 cups of mixed vegetables)

  • 4 chicken breasts (6 ounces each)
  • Chicken Rub: 2 tsp chiptole  pepper, 2 tsp cumin, 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 mango, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced (yellow, orange, or red)
  • 1 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes with green chiles or red salsa
  • 15 oz lite coconut milk
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 2-3 Tablespoons of all purpose flour
  • Cilantro Lime Sauce:
    • 2 cups cilantro, de-stemmed
    • 3 cloves of garlic
    • 1/2 small yellow onion
    • 1 jalapeño, seeded
    • 1/2 cup plan greek yogurt
    • 2 tsp of chili powder
    • 2 tsp of cumin
    • Juice from one lime juice

Directions:

  1. Place the onions, bell peppers, mango, salsa, lite coconut milk, and chicken broth in the crockpot and mix together.
  2. Rub the raw chicken breasts with the chicken rub covering both sides of each chicken breast.
  3. Place chicken breasts on top the mixture already in the crockpot.
  4. Place all cilantro lime sauce ingredients into your food process or blender and blend ingredients together.
  5. Pour cilantro lime sauce on top of the chicken breasts.
  6. Cook the cilantro lime chicken for 4 hours on HIGH (8 hours on LOW)
  7. Remove chicken breasts and slice into slivers.
  8. Add the flour to the vegetables in the crockpot and stir well. Cook vegetables on HIGH for 15 minutes until mixture thickens.
  9. Optional: Cook a grain of your choice to add as a side to your meat and vegetables (brown rice, barley, or quinoa)

Recipe featured in my blog post kicking off my Summer & Spring Seasonal Crockpot Meal Series! 

Recipe inspired by Up Close and Edible & Mango Chicken Tinga Recipe

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