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Chicken Carnitas

These EASY and flavorful chicken carnitas are seasoned with Mexican spices, citrus juices, chipotle peppers in adobo and slow-cooked to PERFECTION! A quick trip under the broiler ensures those traditional crispy bits and then it's ready to use in tacos, burritos, salads, or other Mexican-inspired dishes for a simple but family FAVORITE weeknight dinner!

Place the chicken in the crockpot. Meanwhile, blend together the ingredients for the sauce.


Pour the sauce over the chicken, followed by the Coke. Add the bay leaves and stir. Then, slow cook.


Remove the bay leaves and shred the chicken. Place the shredded chicken on a baking sheet and broil.


Finally, serve in tacos with your favorite toppings.


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