Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas

Summary: A lighter version of carnitas using chicken that is cooked in the slow cooker before being broiled until slightly crispy on the edges and moist and tender in middle!

Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts or thighs
    • 3/4 cup orange juice (~2 oranges)
    • 1/4 cup lime juice (~2 limes)
    • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 12 small tortillas
    • 1/2 red onion, diced
    • 1/2 cup cilantro, torn
    • salsa to taste (I like a salsa verde here)
    • 2 limes, cut into wedges

For instructions please visit: Closet Cooking

 

 

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 6 hour(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4