Cilantro Lime Chicken

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Cilantro Lime Chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Dairy Free
Keyword: tacos
Main Protein: Chicken
Cooking Method: Oven, Slow Cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 309kcal


  • 4 chicken breasts boneless and skinless, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 19 oz. black beans canned, rinsed and drained
  • 12 oz. kernel corn canned, drained
  • 1 purple onion minced
  • 1 tsp. chipotle spice
  • dash salt and pepper
  • 1 large (gallon) freezer bag or reusable silicone bag


Assembly instructions:

  • Cube the chicken and add it to a large resealable freezer bag.
  • Add the olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic cloves, drained black beans and corn, minced purple onions, and seasonings.
  • Remove the excess air from the bag and seal. Freeze.

Slow Cooker Cooking instructions:

  • On the day of cooking, take out of the freezer to thaw.
  • Dump the bag contents into a slow cooker. Cook on high for 4-5 hours.
  • Serve on flour tortillas with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.

Oven Cooking instructions:

  • Thaw.
  • Bake in 350° oven for one hour.


Serve on flour tortillas with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa.
Pro tip: If you're in a hurry on freezer meal assembly day, you can add the chicken breasts without cubing and then shred the chicken after cooking on the day you serve this meal.


Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 571mg | Potassium: 816mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 223IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg