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Slow Cooker Smoky Chipotle Brown Sugar Chicken


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes with green chiles recommended: Red Gold Original Tex-Mex Petite Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce finely chopped (from a can)
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke


  • Place chicken in the base of your slow cooker.
  • Puree all remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor until well combined and smooth.
  • Pour over chicken breasts and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Shred using two forks.