Slow Cooker Beer Braised Baja Chicken Tacos
Slow Cooker Beer Braised Baja Chicken Tacos
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    These Beer Braised Baja Chicken Tacos are a twist on the classic Baja fish tacos. Made with the ease of the slow cooker, this chicken is moist, tender and packed with flavor!  Top it all off with crisp cabbage, spicy jalapeños and a creamy Baja sauce, these tacos are perfect for a weeknight dinners or entertaining!

    Ingredients

    • 2 Pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
    • 1 Red Onion (– diced)
    • 2 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo (– roughly chopped + 2 tsp sauce)
    • 1 ½ tsp Cumin
    • 2 tsp Dried Oregano
    • 5 Cloves Garlic ( – minced, divided)
    • ½ Cup + 2 TBS Lime Juice (divided)
    • 1 TBS Honey (divided)
    • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
    • ¼ tsp Ground Pepper
    • 1 12 ounce Bottle Mexican Pale Ale ( (or Corona))
    • 1 Jalapeno (– roughly chopped*)
    • ½ Cup Cilantro ( – roughly chopped and loosely packed)
    • 2 tsp Fajita Seasoning (*)
    • ½ Cup Mayonnaise (*)
    • ½ Cup Sour Cream

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 281 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.47%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 99 mg 32.86%
    • Sodium: 434 mg 18.09%
    • Calcium: 42 mg 4.15%
    • Potassium: 427 mg 12.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.77%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.32%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 26 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 4.91%
    • Vitamin C 11.81%
    • Vitamin D 0.52%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq