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shredded chicken tacos on a plate with salsa and avocado

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

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  • Author: Laney Schwartz
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Enjoy the taste of Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos, where tender, high-protein chicken gets a flavor boost from homemade taco seasoning! This easy recipe makes perfectly slow-cooked chicken ready to tuck into tortillas and customize with your favorite toppings!


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 (12oz) jar your favorite salsa
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • Corn or flour tortillas

Garnish options:

  • Shredded lettuce
  • Shredded cheese
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Diced avocado
  • Sour cream


  1. Add the chicken breasts to the bottom of the slow cooker. Sprinkle with the taco seasoning. Add the salsa, corn and beans. 
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. 
  3. Remove the chicken to shred with two forks and return to the crockpot. Serve immediately in warmed tortillas with your desired toppings.