I’m not sure where I came up with this idea. Maybe I read it somewhere, saw something similar in a magazine, or maybe I was just desperate to get something on the table for dinner. I’m not entirely sure. But this clean eating slow cooker pineapple chicken verde recipe was a hit!
I get my inspiration as I’m driving along on the freeway, or when Mini Chef asks for some strange concoction, or even still from Pinterest or from some random photo in a book somewhere. Creating recipes is my passion. I love every second of it. I love playing with flavor combinations in my mind, or going to my cabinet to see what I have on hand as a challenge. Creating recipes is, for me, much like painting is to a painter. My pots and pans are my canvas, and food is my paint. A splash of broth here or a smattering of spices there, it really is an artistic sort of outlet for me. I love to create things, and food is an endless medium for creation.
This time around, I kept my creation very simplistic. But I find that beauty often lays in simplicity, and this dish was no exception. This chicken would be wonderful used for tacos, or simply served with some rice and veggies.
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Clean Eating Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken Verde Recipe:
- 2 large chicken breasts (about 7 oz. each)
- 1 cup crushed pineapple no sugar added, packed in pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup clean chili verde sauce (store-bought or homemade - see link above)
Place the chicken breasts in your slow cooker.
Pour 1/2 cup crushed pineapple over each chicken breast.
Pour 1/4 cup chili verde sauce over each chicken breast.
Cook on low for 4-6 hours or until the chicken easily falls apart when poked at with a fork.
Serving Suggestions: Serve over brown rice or quinoa and with a green side salad.
From the Gracious Pantry archives. Originally posted March 11, 2013.