Sunday, July 26, 2015

Citrus Chicken Carnitas

Citrus Chicken Carnitas

4-5 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp lime juice
2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup orange juice
6 oz broth from cooked chicken
1 small can diced chilis

Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker for 4-6 hours on high or 5-7 hours on low.  Drain liquid from slow cooker reserving 6 oz of juice.  In a small bowl, mix broth with all remaining ingredients and pour over chicken.  Shred chicken with forks and allow sauce to combine with chicken.  Allow chicken mixture to warm in slow cooker for additional 20 minutes before serving.

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