Caribbean Pulled Chicken Lettuce Wraps [VIDEO]
Delicious flavors come together in this slow cooker Caribbean Pulled Chicken, served as lettuce wraps and topped with a simple fresh mango salsa!
It’s one of our favorite slow cooker chicken recipes of all time! Such a delicious combination of sweet, savory, and flavorful spices!
Make it a light, yet hearty meal by piling this flavorful chicken into your lettuce wraps, top with your favorite add-ons, and devour!
You can even add this chicken to your favorite greens for a delicious, protein packed salad any night of the week!
I love making this chicken at the beginning of the week and adding it to my lunch and dinner’s throughout the week! The best hands-free recipe for my Sunday meal prep days!
Doesn’t that mango and avocado look so heavenly?! I use bibb lettuce for my lettuce wraps, but you can get creative and use any base lettuce you like!
Watch the video:
Caribbean Pulled Chicken Lettuce Wraps [VIDEO]
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 3 hours
- Total Time: 3 hours and 10 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
Caribbean Pulled Chicken:
- 1 1/2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken
- 1/2 cup diced canned tomatoes
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 jalapeno, minced
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon all spice
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon coconut sugar
- 3 mangos, diced
- 1/3 cup diced red onion
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Juice of 1/2 lime
- Head of butter lettuce or lettuce leaves of choice
- 1 avocado, sliced
- Any other add-ins you’d like
- Place all of the pulled chicken ingredients into the insert of your slow cooker. Mix to combine flavors, then put on high for 3 hours.
- While it’s cooking, prepare the mango salsa: In a bowl toss together all ingredients and set aside in the refrigerator until ready to use.
- When the chicken is done, shred with two forks and mix into the sauce. Let sit for 10 minutes, covered.
- Assemble lettuce wraps, top with mango salsa and other desired toppings, like avocado and tomato, and serve.
The juice from the chicken is delicious but makes the lettuce wraps a tad messy if you don’t slightly strain when assembling.
Pulled chicken nutrition info per serving: 232 calories, 6 grams of carbohydrates, and 37 grams of protein
Lettuce wrap nutrition info per serving: 264 calories, 17 grams of carbohydrates, and 114 grams of protein
- Calories: 356
- Sugar: 39.7g
- Sodium: 766mg
- Fat: 12.3g
- Saturated Fat: 2.5g
- Carbohydrates: 53.5g
- Fiber: 10.2g
- Protein: 15.6g
- Cholesterol: 20mg
My blogging ladies are back at it with an awesome post this month.
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I can’t wait to devour all of these in the next few weeks!
Set it and forget it! My summer motto.
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June 17, 2016
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