Prep Time
3 hours
Cook Time
Number of Servings

Shredded Chicken Tacos

Enjoy this easy taco recipe for Taco Tuesday or Cinco De Mayo! The taco filling is cooked in a slow cooker, so you can prepare it in the morning and come home to a delicious meal. 

Nutrition Facts

What you will need:

  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 16 (6 inch) corn or flour tortillas, warmed
  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper, halved and stemmed
  • ½ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt

What to do:

  1. Combine tomatoes, jalapeño pepper, garlic, chili powder, and salt in a blender. Pour the tomato mixture into a slow cooker. Add chicken breasts, stir to coat.
  2. Cover and cook on Low for 5 to 6 hours or on High for 2 ½ to 3 hours.
  3. Remove the chicken and place in a bowl. Shred the chicken using 2 forks. Add enough sauce mixture from the slow cooker to the shredded chicken to moisten. Serve the chicken in tortillas, if desired, serve with guacamole, cilantro, and/or lime wedges.
  4. Enjoy!