Slow-Cooker Chili Chicken Tacos

This meal is soo good and soo EASY to make! It has so much flavour. This is the perfect workday meal because you throw everything into the slow cooker and in 8 hours its done when you are home from work! This is a go-to recipe in our house!

Time: 13 min prep & 4 – 8 hours cooking time in slow cooker

Servings: 6

Calories/Serving: ~ 193


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced (I use minced)
  • 1/2 cup tomato salsa, plus more for serving (optional)
  • 1 – 2 tbsp. chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 12 hard corn taco shells
  • cilantro, shredded cheese, lime wedges, guacamole, and sour cream, for serving (optional)


  1. In slow cooker, combine chicken, garlic, salsa, chipotle peppers, chili powder, 1 tsp salt, and 1 tsp pepper. Cover; cook on high, 4 hours (or on low, 8 hours).
  2. Transfer chicken to serving bowl, and shred, using 2 forks; moisten with cooking juices. Serve in taco shells, with toppings, if desired.

Equipment Required:

  • Slow cooker
  • Mixing cups/spoons
  • Forks
  • Knife
  • Cutting board

Recipe Review:


  • Steps: 2
    • Rating: Easy
  • Involvement
    • 13 min. of prep
    • Rating: Easy
  • Ingredients & availability
    • 8 ingredients
    • All ingredients are normal and you can easily find at your local grocery store
    • Rating: Easy

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