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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

These Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos are incredibly tasty. They are super easy and cook low and slow in your crock pot.

Flour tortillas are filled with flavorful pulled chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, and diced fresh tomato.

Add more toppings like this Pico De Gallo to make them Salsa Fresca tacos or this Guacamole with Tomatoes. You can also add sour cream, regular salsa, taco sauce, or hot sauce.

a graphic of Slow Cooker Crock pot Chicken Tacos.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

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How to make Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

chicken taco seasonings in a bowl.

Add the chicken broth to a 4 quart slow cooker Crockpot, and then add the chicken. Click for a 4 quart Crockpot slow cooker.

Sprinkle half the seasoning on the chicken and flip the chicken over. Then add the rest of the seasoning on top of chicken.

a boneless chicken cutlet in a slow cooker crock pot sprinkled with taco seasoning.

Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.

Once it’s ready, take two forks and shred chicken inside the slow cooker. Be careful because the pot is hot.

two forks shredding cooked taco chicken in a slow cooker crockpot.

Stir to combine with the juices. If there is too much liquid for your liking, drain some off using a colander. Try to leave some liquid with the chicken for better flavor.

Slow cooker Mexican shredded chicken in a crock pot.
Slow cooker Mexican shredded chicken

Serve the chicken in the taco shells with the shredded cheddar, shredded lettuce, and diced tomato.

Add any other favorite chicken taco toppings you prefer.

4 crockpot chicken tacos on a platter.
Crockpot Chicken Tacos

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos are incredibly tasty. They are super easy and cook low and slow in your Crockpot. Flour tortillas are filled with flavorful pulled chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, and diced fresh tomato.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Course Chicken-Poultry
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 tacos
Calories 289 kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ lb of boneless skinless chicken breast
  • cup of low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • tsp dried oregano
  • tsp garlic powder
  • tsp salt
  • tsp Fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 soft taco tortillas (or hard taco shells)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup diced tomato
  • Optional toppings (sour cream, salsa, taco sauce, hot sauce, etc)

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the chicken broth to a 4 quart slow cooker Crockpot, and then add the chicken. Click for a 4 quart Crockpot slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle half the seasoning on the chicken and flip the chicken over. Then add the rest of the seasoning on top of chicken.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  • Once it’s ready, take two forks and shred chicken inside the slow cooker. Be careful because pot is hot.
  • Stir to combine with the juices. If there is too much liquid for your liking, drain some off using a colander. Try to leave some liquid with the chicken for better flavor.
  • Serve the chicken in the taco shells with the shredded cheddar, shredded lettuce, and diced tomato.
  • Add any other favorite chicken taco toppings you prefer.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 22gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 563mgPotassium: 436mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 737IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 274mgIron: 2mg
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This recipe is also on my other site Zona’s Lazy Recipes and serves 4 people.

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