chicken lettuce wraps

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

Slow cooker meals are a great way to ensure dinner is ready by the time you walk through the door from work. Here is a delicious and healthy recipe, packed with protein! Ensure that you have food from other food groups by preparing these vegetables, Mushroom Yakitori!

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 2 celery stocks, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ¼ cucumber finely diced
  • ½ cup red cabbage shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 16 oz chicken stock
  • ¼ cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 head Iceberg lettuce
  • Homemade ranch salad dressing- 1 tbsp for each lettuce wrap

Homemade ranch dressing:

  • ½-3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • Sprinkle of sea salt and pepper
  • 1 small minced garlic clove
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese

Directions:

Mix ingredients together in a blender or by hand. (This marinade can be stored for about a week in the fridge.)

 

Place chicken breasts in the slow cooker for 4 hours (on high) or 8 hours (on low)

Add broth, garlic, onions, celery

After the chicken has been cooked, remove it and shred it with two forks. Reserve ½ cup of the liquid and discard the rest

Add the hot sauce and BBQ sauce to the shredded chicken and place back in the slow cooker for 30 minutes on low

Serve chicken on lettuce wraps, top with 1 tbsp ranch sauce for each wrap, cucumber and red cabbage

Enjoy!

 

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Michelle Strong

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