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Cilantro Lime Chicken

Cilantro Lime Chicken
Cilantro Lime Chicken
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


3 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless

Juice from 4 limes

1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped

1 (16-ounce) bag frozen corn

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 red onion, chopped

1 (14.5-oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 tsp. cumin

Salt and pepper, to taste


To freeze: Place all ingredients in a gallon-sized, zip-top bag and put in the freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight.

To cook: Place in a slow cooker on low for eight hours. Heat to an internal temperature of at least 165 F. When done, shred meat and serve on tortillas with your choice of toppings. Chill leftovers in shallow pans.

Makes six servings.

Per Serving: 200 calories, 2 grams (g) of fat, 18 g of protein, 28 g of carbohydrate, 5 g of fiber and 85 milligrams of sodium.

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