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slow cooker chicken tacos

(2 ratings)
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 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
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.