Slow Cooker Chile-Lime Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Chile-Lime Chicken Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Chile-Lime Chicken

Sink your teeth into this tender chile lime chicken! It’s has sweet and spicy notes from the honey and adobo sauce, then slow-cooked to juicy perfection.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Rest Time: 15 minutes
Total: 3 hours 25 minutes



  • 7ozchipotle peppers in adobo sauce,(1 can)
  • 1cuplime juice
  • 2tbsphoney
  • 2tbspdried cilantro
  • 2tbsponion powder
  • 1tbspgarlic powder
  • 3tspchili powder
  • 2tspground black pepper
  • 1tspcayenne pepper
  • 1tspsalt
  • 6chicken breasts,skinless boneless, or more to taste


  1. Combine the chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, lime juice, honey, cilantro, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, black pepper, cayenne, and salt in a blender or food processor and puree, making sure the chipotle chiles are chopped very fine.

  2. Place a layer of chicken in a slow cooker, then cover with about ½ of the liquid mixture.

  3. Add in the remaining chicken, then pour the remaining liquid over top.

  4. Cover and cook on Low for 6 hours or on High for 3 hours, until the chicken is no longer pink in the center and juices run clear.

  5. Turn off the heat, then let rest for at least 15 minutes.

  6. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 357.55kcal
  • Fat: 16.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.19g
  • Fiber: 1.86g
  • Sugar: 7.86g
  • Protein: 37.58g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 607.12mg
  • Calcium: 46.19mg
  • Potassium: 581.73mg
  • Iron: 2.04mg
  • Vitamin A: 266.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 35.51mg
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