Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos are one of the best easy chicken meals around! With just 4-ingredients tossed into the slow cooker, you can’t go wrong!
Crock Pot Chicken Tacos For The Easy Meal Night WIN!
I love this recipe! Just add chicken breasts, salsa, chicken broth and seasoning into the slow cooker a few hours before you want to eat and you’ll have a tasty, full of flavor meal for taco night! It’s so easy!
–> Here’s my favorite Crock-Pot to use for just about everything!
While this meal LOOKS like a gourmet chef made it, it really is an easy chicken meal idea that ANYONE can make!
You literally add all of the ingredients into the crockpot, turn on and walk away.
When you’re ready for dinner, you just open the lid, shred the chicken up with two forks and serve! WHOA MAMA! This is easy stuff here!
How To Make Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos
I get asked time and time again in my Facebook Group, Best Recipes & Meal Ideas, for easy meal ideas – and this one takes the cake.. or salsa in this case!
I would have these Crock Pot Chicken Tacos every day of the week. Truly. I am a taco gal though. I think they’re my favorite food ever. Well, that and chocolate.
To make these shredded slow cooker chicken tacos, you just add all of your ingredients into a crockpot, turn on, and walk away. It’s the easiest of crockpot meals around!
Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos Ingredients:
- Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
- Taco Seasoning – I like homemade taco seasoning best
- Salsa – make sure to use your favorite – mine is HERE
- Chicken Broth
What to Serve With Chicken Tacos:
I like to use soft tortilla shells for these tacos, but you can also use corn or flour tortillas, taco shells, taco bowls, on nachos, add to a bun or on top of a salad. Mix it up and try it several different ways!
I think that the toppings are one of the best parts of any taco recipe. Here are a few of my family’s favorites that I always put out on the counter for everyone to stack on their own tacos!
- sour cream
- shredded cheese – shred your own for the best flavor and texture
- black olives
- salsa/taco sauce
Easy Crock Pot Meal Ready To Enjoy in No Time!
This is one crock-pot recipe that is ready in a jiffy and perfect for a weeknight meal! If you use fresh, boneless chicken breasts, you only need about 3-4 hours for this recipe to cook.
If you use frozen, you’ll need more like 6 hours – which totally works if you want to put this on in the morning – cover and cook!
Once your chicken is done, you just lift the lid, shred with two forks and turn the crockpot to the warm setting.
You can eat right away or keep this right on the counter for everyone to enjoy when they are able to eat – if you have a busy evening as we usually do!
There are always leftovers for me to enjoy the next day or throughout the week for a quick warmed up meal.
Change up Taco Night with this easy chicken recipe for Crock-Pot Salsa Chicken Tacos! Don’t forget a little squeeze of lime juice over the top. You’re gonna love it!
Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos
- 1 lb chicken breasts - boneless, skinless
- 1 package taco seasoning or homemade
- 1/2 cup salsa
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- Combine chicken, salsa, taco seasoning and broth in the slow cooker.
- Cook on low 7-8 hours or high 3-4 hours
- Shred with two forks right in the crock pot.
- Serve in flour tortillas, taco shells, on salads and more!
Frequently Asked Questions about this recipe:
Can I put frozen chicken in the crockpot?
Yes, you can put frozen chicken in the crockpot. Just be sure to adjust your cooking time and make sure your chicken is 160 degrees inside.
How do you shred chicken breast?
I use two forks and just start pulling the chicken apart until it’s as shredded as I like it to be.
You can also get a handheld mixer, add to the chicken in a large bowl, turn on and shred it right up that way!
How long does chicken take in a crockpot on high?
Boneless chicken breasts take anywhere from 2-3 hours to cook on high and 4-6 hours on low.
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