Maggie’s Monday Meals

Maggie’s Monday Meals

We  are not turning on the oven today!

Crock Pot Citrus Fajita Chicken

Just add a side of guacamole and you are set

 

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2-4 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke

 

Directions

 

  • Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and place in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  • Add all of the crockpot liquid ingredients and homemade fajita seasoning and give the ingredients a stir.
  • Cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 6 hours or until chicken is tender enough to shred.
  • Remove chicken to a cutting board, shred and return back to slow cooker (there will be liquid remaining).
  • Top with bell peppers and cook on HIGH for 30-45 minutes, depending on desired crisp-tenderness of bell peppers.
  • Taste and stir in hot sauce to taste and additional orange juice or brown sugar if desired. Drain all excess liquid.
  • This recipe is super versatile and the perfect make-ahead chicken for busy nights or for chicken fajita tacos, chicken fajita salads, chicken fajita burritos, chicken fajita burrito bowls, etc.   Serve them with a stack of warm tortillas, guacamole, sour cream,  salsa and a side of rice.