BBQ Chicken Street Tacos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Amazing shredded chicken that swims in the BBQ sauce. A touch of bite from the red onion plus added protein from the black beans makes for a great filling for any corn tortillas, flour tortillas or taco shells! Add some fresh chopped cilantro, more red onion, and/or shredded cheese as garnish.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 - cup(s) BBQ sauce
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - red onion(s)
  • 12 - corn tortillas**
  • Garnish: - shredded cheddar cheese**
  • Garnish: - chopped cilantro**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Chop the red onion.
  2. Open, drain and rinse the can(s) of black beans.
  3. Spray bottom of slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the chicken breasts, black beans, red onions and pour the BBQ sauce over the top. Add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water to thin out the sauce.
  4. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the chicken into the BBQ sauce. Spoon shredded chicken and sauce into the corn tortillas and top with garnishes.
  5. Prepare fruit and garnishes.
  6. Serve BBQ Chicken Street Tacos with side of fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Chop 2 red onions.
  2. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of black beans.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - 15 oz. can black beans
  • Half of the chopped red onion
  • 2 cups BBQ sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before adding contents of the baggie to the slow cooker with amount of water listed in the recipe. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Shred the chicken and make tacos.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when shredded cheese garnish is omitted.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

BBQ Chicken Street Tacos

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add contents of the baggie to the slow cooker. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Shred the chicken into the sauce and then assemble tacos with garnishes.
Serve with fruit.