slow cooker chicken tacos

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Lisa Durham
Monroe, LA

My family loves tacos! And this recipe uses less expensive chicken thighs that can withstand hours of slow cooking without losing their texture.

★★★★★ 2
serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 8 Hr

Ingredients For slow cooker chicken tacos

  • 1 can
    green chiles,, diced
  • 1 jar
    salsa, (about 12 ounces; mild or spicy to taste
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken thighs

How To Make slow cooker chicken tacos

  • 1
    Place chicken in the bowl of a slow cooker. Top with salsa, diced green chiles, cumin, onion and garlic. Cover and set on low. Cook for 8 hours.
  • 2
    Remove chicken from pot, shred, and return to juices.
  • 3
    Spoon chicken into taco shells, with whatever toppings your family likes. Or use the meat to make burritos, tostadas or as a filling for enchiladas.