For some of the best tacos you've ever tasted, cook chicken breasts (or thighs) low and slow with our homemade tomatillo-garlic sauce. The result is tender, juicy chicken with plenty of zest.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Tomatillo Shredded Chicken

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  • Place chicken in a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker. Stir together the chicken broth and half of the Tomatillo-Garlic Sauce (refrigerate remaining sauce).

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  • Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

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  • Remove chicken from cooker. Shred chicken using two forks. Pour cooking liquid into a bowl. Return chicken to slow cooker. Stir in the remaining Tomatillo-Garlic Sauce. If necessary, add enough of reserved cooking liquid to moisten chicken.

Nutrition Facts (Tomatillo Shredded Chicken)

90 calories; 3 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 41 mg cholesterol; 256 mg sodium. 295 mg potassium; 2 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 14 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 131 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 6 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 9 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Tomatillo-Garlic Sauce

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  • In a blender or food processor combine salsa verde, cilantro, lime juice, oil, garlic, and cumin. Cover and blend or process until smooth.

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