Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

This slow cooker shredded chicken taco recipe is the perfect meal for a busy weeknight. Featuring shredded chicken seasoned with our gourmet chili seasoning, this chicken recipe makes easy and delicious tacos.

shredded chicken tacos in corn tortillas with lettuce and onion toppings on tray on plate with cilantro and onion

Sometimes life gets busy. It is completely normal to be in search for easy meals that you can feed the family or yourself. Slow cookers are a great way to help with your busy schedules. You just have to load the slow cooker with your favorite recipe and let it cook throughout the day. Plus, you can also keep your food warm when you are waiting to serve it.

Our slow cooker shredded chicken taco recipe only requires a few ingredients but can make a meal for dinners plus leftovers if it does not get eaten in one sitting. It can also be used for a variety of purposes besides tacos. Add it to burritos, enchiladas, or a rice bowl. Make this chicken taco meat then set out a variety of topping and sides to create your own taco bar. Be creative and enjoy this simple yet delicious recipe.

How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Meat

ingredients for shredded chicken tacos, chicken breasts, chili seasoning, chicken broth, and diced tomatoes and green chilies on tray

In your slow cooker add 4-6 chicken breasts depending on size, 1 can of diced tomatoes and green chilies, 32 oz chicken broth, 2-3 Tbs Chugwater Chili Seasoning (if you want it mild use 2 Tbs if you want it spicier use 3 Tbs or more).

in crock pot chili seasoning on chicken breasts with diced tomatoes in slow cooker

Turn the slow cooker onto low if you want to cook it for around 6 hours. If you want to cook for 4 hours turn the slow cooker to high.

Once the chicken has cooked pull the chicken from the slow cooker and shred using 2 forks. After you have shredded the chicken you can add it back to the slow cooker to keep it warm and moist in the juices.

shredded chicken on cutting board

shredded chicken in slow cooker

Creating Shredded Chicken Tacos

When you are ready to create your taco masterpieces, you can serve directly out of the slow cooker. You will want to choose your shell then add the taco meat, then top it off with your toppings. It is up to you to use your imagination to create the perfect taco for your tastes. 

lettuce, onion, cheese, sour cream, salsa, cilantro on tray, corn tortilla shells

Below are some suggested shells and toppings to serve with your shredded chicken taco.

Shells

Toppings

  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced onion
  • Salsa (try our Homemade Salsa recipe)
  • Cilantro
  • Avocado
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream

shredded chicken taco meat and tacos on plates

Side Dishes to Serve with Shredded Chicken Tacos

It is always fun to have a taco night at home and enjoy a great meal. Tacos are a great main dish that can also have a variety of side dishes served with them. Here are a few side dish suggestions that might help you plan your meal.

Other Meals to Make Using the Shredded Chicken Taco Meat

This recipe is great because you can make tacos but also a bunch of other dishes including but not limited to:

  • Enchiladas
  • Burritos
  • Rice Bowl
  • Quesadillas
  • Taquitos
  • Chalupas
  • Tostadas
  • Shredded Chicken Taco Salad

Now that you have learned about a new chicken recipe featuring our products, here are a few others to check out:

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Main Dish, Dinner
Mexican
Yield:6-8
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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

This slow cooker shredded chicken taco recipe is the perfect meal for a busy weeknight. Featuring shredded chicken seasoned with our gourmet chili seasoning, this chicken recipe makes easy and delicious tacos.
Prep time: 10 MCook time: 4 hourTotal time: 4 H & 10 M

Ingredients:

Ingredients for the Chicken
  • 4-6 Chicken Breasts, depending on size
  • 1 Can of Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies
  • 32 oz Chicken Broth
  • 2-3 Tbs Chugwater Chili Seasoning (if you want it mild use 2 Tbs if you want it spicier use 3 Tbs or more)
Toppings
  • Flour or Corn Tortillas 
  • Diced Onion 
  • Diced Tomato 
  • Shredded Cheese 
  • Shredded Lettuce 
  • Sour Cream 
  • Salsa 
  • Guacamole 
  • Chopped Cilantro

Instructions:

How to cook Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

  1. In your slow cooker add chicken breasts, diced tomatoes and green chilies, chicken broth, and Chugwater Chili Seasoning (if you want it mild use 2 Tbs if you want it spicier use 3 Tbs or more).
  2. Turn the slow cooker onto low if you want to cook it for around 6 hours. If you want to cook for 4 hours turn the slow cooker to high.
  3. Once the chicken has cooked for your preferred time pull the chicken from the slow cooker and shred using 2 forks. After you have shredded the chicken you can add it back to the slow cooker to keep it warm and moist in the juices until you serve. 
  4. Serve hot with your favorite toppings and tortilla shells. 

Calories

319.39

Fat (grams)

7.52

Sat. Fat (grams)

2.44

Carbs (grams)

24.36

Fiber (grams)

2.65

Net carbs

21.71

Sugar (grams)

3.80

Protein (grams)

37.15

Sodium (milligrams)

915.62

Cholesterol (grams)

95.48
Note these are estimates and might not be 100% accurate.
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