Shredded Mexican Chicken

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Submitted by: sjdavis

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Ready In: 2 hours 50 mins
  • Serves: 4

Shredded Mexican Chicken

Ingredients

2 chicken breasts; bone in skin off
½ TBS. coconut oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 -15 oz. can diced or crushed tomatoes
2-5 dried chipotle chiles, chopped (remove seeds to reduce heat intensity)

 

Directions:

• Cover chicken breasts with water and cook for one hour, or until very soft. For an easy weeknight preparation put chicken breasts in crockpot in the morning, cover with water and cook until you get home.
• Sautee onions and garlic in coconut oil until soft and turning brown.
• Add diced or crushed tomatoes and ¼ cup of water.
• Add chipotle chiles and simmer for 5-10 minutes, until thickening
• Remove chicken from bones and add to tomato mixture. Shred chicken thoroughly.
• Mix well.
• Serve as tostadas, or on a bed of mixed greens

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