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Crockpot Chicken Tacos

from kristineskitchenblog.com
Crockpot Chicken Tacos are an easy dinner idea that the whole family will love! You'll need just 3 ingredients for this flavorful shredded chicken taco filling.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 139kcal


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup mild salsa
  • for serving: tortillas, shredded cheese, avocado or guacamole, tomatoes, additional salsa, etc.


  • Place chicken in bottom of slow cooker. Sprinkle with taco seasoning. Spoon salsa on top of chicken and spread to cover chicken.
  • Cook on low for 3 to 4 hours, or on high for 2 hours, until chicken is cooked through. Chicken is done when it registers 165° F on an instant read thermometer.
  • Remove chicken to a plate to cool slightly, along with any salsa that is on top of the chicken. Shred chicken with two forks or your fingers and place in a bowl. Stir in some of the liquid from the slow cooker, starting with ¼ cup and adding more as desired.
  • Serve chicken in tortillas with toppings as desired.


Nutrition information is for salsa chicken only, and will vary based on the type of taco seasoning and salsa you use.


Serving: 1/8 recipe | Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 512mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.6mg
Nutrition information is only an estimate.
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