Mexican Style Lime and Cilantro Whole Chicken (Slow Cooker) Recipe

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Mexican Style Lime and Cilantro Whole Chicken (Slow Cooker)
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  1. Wash and dry the chicken.
  2. Reserve the giblets and neck for another use.
  3. Season the chicken inside and out with salt and pepper.
  4. Place in the slow cooker breast side up.
  5. Squeeze the juice of the lime over the chicken.
  6. Put the remains of the lime, cilantro and garlic inside the cavity.
  7. Cover and cook on the low setting for 6-7 hours or until an instant read thermometer reads 180 degrees Fahrenheit in the thickest part of the thigh.
  8. Transfer the chicken to a platter.
  9. Pour the liquid from the cooker into a separate container and refrigerate for another use.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 334.14 Kcal (1399 kJ)
Calories from fat 95.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.62g 16%
Cholesterol 693.1mg 231%
Sodium 592.36mg 25%
Potassium 630.68mg 13%
Total Carbs 7.15g 2%
Sugars 0.25g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.49g 2%
Protein 47.85g 96%
Vitamin C 46.2mg 77%
Vitamin A 7.9mg 265%
Iron 16.1mg 89%
Calcium 34.8mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 119.58 Kcal (501 kJ)
Calories from fat 34.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.8g 16%
Cholesterol 248.04mg 231%
Sodium 211.99mg 25%
Potassium 225.7mg 13%
Total Carbs 2.56g 2%
Sugars 0.09g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.18g 2%
Protein 17.13g 96%
Vitamin C 16.5mg 77%
Vitamin A 2.8mg 265%
Iron 5.8mg 89%
Calcium 12.4mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.5
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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