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Put your slow cooker to use this summer to make pulled Coconut Lime Chicken to go in colorful and refreshing collard wraps! Get the recipe and others like it at @nutritiontofit.

Coconut Lime Chicken Collard Wraps

Servings 12
Author Lindsey Janeiro, RDN

Ingredients

For the Slow Cooker Coconut Lime Chicken:

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • Juice of 2 1/2 limes divided
  • 1/4 c. low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 small red onion sliced
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 Tbsp minced jalapeno
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Collard Wraps:

  • 12-16 collard leaves
  • 1/2 cup hummus
  • 2 carrots peeled and julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 small red cabbage finely shredded
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 jalapeno sliced thinly with seeds and membranes removed for less heat (if desired)

Instructions

  1. In the slow cooker crock, combine chicken, juice from 2 limes, broth, sliced red onion, ginger, and jalapeno.
  2. Cook on low for 3 hours, or until chicken is fork-tender and cooked all the way through.
  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker and pull apart into large shreds using two forks.
  4. Place pulled chicken in a bowl. Add coconut milk, juice from 1/2 lime, 1/4 cup of liquid from the slow cooker, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. To form collard wraps, use a paring knife to remove part of the thick stem towards the bottom of the leaf, in order to make the leaf more pliable for rolling.
  6. Layer ingredients in the middle of the collard green leaf.
  7. To wrap, fold in both ends over the filling, then roll.
  8. Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 24 hours.
Nutrition Facts
Coconut Lime Chicken Collard Wraps
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 0g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.