5 Must-Try Healthy Chicken Recipes That We Love!

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup no salt added tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. no salt added tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1-2 canned chipotle peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. adobo sauce from canned chipotle pepper
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 2 lbs. skinless and boneless chicken thighs, fat trimmed
  • 2 poblano peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1 large onion, halved and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
  • 6 whole-wheat hamburger buns, split

Serves: 6 servings

Instructions :

  • In 6- or 8-quart slow cooker, combine tomato sauce, paste, Worcestershire sauce, chopped onion, garlic, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, cumin, salt and pepper, spreading mixture to cover bottom of cooker.
  • Arrange chicken pieces on top of sauce in cooker. Cover and cook on low for 2 hours. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Line baking sheet with foil. Arrange poblano halves skin-side up on baking sheet. Bake until skin is blistered, 10 to 13 minutes. Wrap peppers in foil and set aside for 5 minutes. With your fingers, pull off skin. Cut peppers lengthwise into 1/2-inch strips. Scrub your hands thoroughly.
  • After chicken has cooked for 2 hours, add poblanos and sliced onion to slow cooker, distributing them over chicken. Cover and continue cooking until chicken shreds when picked at with fork, about an additional 4 hours.
  • Remove chicken to plate. One piece at a time, using 2 forks, shred chicken pieces by pulling them apart. Return chicken to slow cooker and mix with sauce, stirring vigorously.
  • To serve, toast buns. For each sandwich, place bottom half of bun on sandwich plate, top with one-sixth of pulled chicken and cover with bun top. Serve accompanied by coleslaw and pickle spears.

Nutritive Information :

  • Calories: 364 Kcal
  • Fat: 8g
  • Protein:38g
  • Fiber: 5g.


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