Easy Mexican Chicken

Ever faced with that moment where you know you have to cook dinner, but just can’t seem to put it together fast enough? Me too – despite my best efforts and desires to plan ahead, sometimes I just don’t feel pulled together enough to get dinner on the table for my family.

That’s why I like recipes like this easy Mexican slow cooked chicken. Small effort for big reward – those are my favorite family dinners!

EASY MEXICAN CHICKEN
6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
Olive oil
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp kosher Salt
1 tsp fresh black pepper
1 package taco seasoning (or jump HERE for my homemade variety)

  • Pre-heat oven to 350’F
  • Place chicken breasts in greased baking dish
  • Drizzle with olive oil
  • Use pastry brush or your fingers to make sure chicken is completely covered with oil
  • Mix cumin, salt & pepper together
  • Sprinkle evenly over chicken breasts
  • Massage spices into chicken
  • Bake uncovered in oven for 30 minutes, or until meat thermometer reads 165’
  • Remove chicken from oven & shred with forks
  • Mix taco seasoning into shredded chicken, following package directions
  • Serve with your favorite taco fixings
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