Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

tender, juicy and flavorful
Tender, juicy and flavorful
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16 oz Salsa 455 g
4 tbsp Lime juice 2 limes
1 package Taco seasoning
3 tbsp Cilantro chopped
3 lbs Chicken Breast 1.3 kg skinless, boneless
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
To serve:
Tortillas warm
Tomato salsa optional
1 Avocado sliced
10 wedges of Lime

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos


These Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos are great for busy weeknights, allowing you to have a delicious and flavorful meal ready to eat by dinnertime. Chicken breasts flavored with taco seasoning and cooked in salsa sauce until fork-tender, then shredded and stuffed into warmed tortillas, make for deeply delicious tacos. Top with tomato salsa, avocado slices, and cilantro, and serve with lime wedges. So good!

A slow cooker is a perfect appliance to have on hand for making tender meats. This low-and-slow cooking technique allows the flavors to develop and the chicken to soften. Bonus? No pre-cooking is needed. Just throw all the ingredients into your slow cooker and trust the process. Once the chicken is done cooking, remove the meat and shred it. Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker and gently stir to coat with the sauce. Serve and enjoy!

To make the Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

Steps to make Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos


Combine salsa, lime juice, seasoning and cilantro


In a slow cooker, mix 16 ounces salsa, 4 tablespoons lime juice, 1 package taco seasoning, and 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro.


Add chicken


Season the chicken with salt and black pepper to taste and add to the slow cooker.




Mix the chicken into the sauce, cover, and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 7-8 hours.


Shred chicken


Use two forks to shred the chicken.


Coat chicken with sauce


Return the shredded chicken back to the slow cooker and stir to coat with the sauce.



Layer the chicken and desired toppings in warm tortillas and serve. Freeze the leftovers in an airtight bag for up to 6 months.

Let your slow cooker do all the work for these Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos. Served with all the fixings you love, these juicy and flavorful chicken tacos are great for Taco Tuesday or any night of the week. Give this recipe a try, and please come back to leave a comment below with your thoughts!

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