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Garlic Lime Chicken and Corn Tacos

Garlic Lime Chicken and Corn Tacos


  • Author: Heather McCurdy
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
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Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1.5 pounds chicken thighs
  • 2 limes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper

Taco Toppings

  • Tortillas
  • Corn from 1 cob or 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup Cotija cheese (or Monterey Jack if need be)
  • 1/2 medium purple onion
  • Cilantro
  • 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon oil

Instructions

Chicken

  1. Mince garlic.
  2. Juice 2 limes.
  3. Put in slow cooker or Instant Pot with chicken.
  4. Add water.
  5. Sprinkle salt and pepper over top (approximately 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper)
  6. Cook in slow cooker for 3-4 hours on low or in the Instant Pot for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  2. Once oil is hot and shimmering add corn and lightly roast until slightly browned.
  3. Dice the onion.
  4. Chop the cilantro.
  5. Cut the 3rd lime into 8 wedges.
  6. Once chicken is done, shred with 2 forks.
  7. Cover the tortillas with a paper towel and warm in the microwave 1 minute or in the oven for several minutes.