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Slow-Cooker Apricot Chicken Tacos

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4
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Sweet and flavorful apricot chicken is slow-cooked to perfection and transformed into kid-friendly tacos complete with homemade sweet chili mayo.

Angie McGowan Recipe by Angie McGowan
November 27, 2012

Ingredients

Apricot Chicken

2
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
10
dried apricots
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon Sriracha sauce
1
tablespoon vinegar
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1
cup chopped onion
1
clove garlic, chopped

Sweet Chili Mayo

3
tablespoons mayonnaise
3
tablespoons sweet chili sauce
1
teaspoon lime juice

Serve-Withs

8
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch)
1/2
cup shredded lettuce
1/4
cup chopped tomato
4
teaspoons roughly chopped fresh cilantro
4
dried apricots, if desired, diced into very small pieces
8
lime wedges, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Spray 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add Apricot Chicken ingredients to slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until chicken is falling apart.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix Sweet Chili Mayo ingredients; set aside.
  • 3 Use two forks to shred chicken, and drain excess juices. Serve chicken in tortillas topped with lettuce, tomato, cilantro and diced apricots. Garnish with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

This slow cooker chicken can also be served over rice and garnished with green onions or served in paninis.

Recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
688.8
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22.7g
35%
Saturated Fat
4.3g
22%
Cholesterol
169.8mg
57%
Sodium
1973.9mg
82%
Total Carbohydrate
63.2g
21%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
15%
Sugars
16.2g
Protein
60.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
24%
24%
Calcium
8.60%
9%
Iron
22.70%
23%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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