Go Back
+ servings
Tacos lined up against one another

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Easy and delicious shredded chicken tacos made in your slow cooker.
Print Save
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chicken, tacos
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 131kcal



  • 1 pound chicken breasts approximately three large or four small chicken breasts, chicken thighs also work
  • 1 jar 16 ounce jar of salsa
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning optional, you can go with none, more or less depending on your tastes

Flour tortillas, taco shells or lettuce

    Taco Toppings Of Your Choice, Such As

    • Shredded Cheese of choice
    • Sour Cream
    • Cooked black or pinto beans
    • Sliced black olives
    • Tomatoes
    • Sliced avocado
    • Shredded lettuce


    • Place chicken breasts, salsa and seasoning into slow cooker and cook on high for four hours or low for six to eight hours. If using frozen chicken breasts, cook on high for five to six hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker and cut or shred. If desired, add some salsa left over in the slow cooker to the chicken. Serve chicken in taco shells, tortillas, lettuce wraps or on top of a salad and garnish with toppings of choice. Enjoy!


    Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
    Tried this recipe?Mention @lovefromtheoven or tag #lovefromtheoven!