Mexican Chicken Sloppy Joes

Servings 4 people


  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 4 vine-ripened tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 4-oz. can diced green chilis
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper de-seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 large leaves romaine lettuce


  • Place all ingredients, except lettuce, in a large slow cooker; give the mixture a good stir.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours, stirring every few hours. When chicken is very tender, shred it with 2 forks and blend with slow cooker juices.
  • Fill each lettuce leaf with a portion of the chicken mixture, roll up and enjoy!


SERVING SUGGESTION: A relish tray of jicama sticks, baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, cucumber spears and radishes.
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