Slow Cooker Best Shredded Chicken Tacos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
These are seriously good, and the whole family will love them! This chicken is also delightful on salad greens too :)

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 3 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 3 - Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 - Tbsp cumin
  • 1 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1/3 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - flour tortillas**
  • Garnish: - pico de gallo**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Add the chicken breasts and add the brown sugar, cumin, chili powder, red salsa and green chilies over the top. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Set on low and cook for 8 hours.
  3. Once cooked, use 2 forks and shred the chicken into the sauce.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Serve Slow Cooker Best Shredded Chicken Tacos with pico de gallo garnish and a side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans of green chiles.

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

  • 3 large boneless chicken breasts
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1/3 cup red salsa
  • Half of the canned green chiles
  • Salt and pepper

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 transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Dairy-Free Modifications

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

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you use corn tortillas in place of the flour tortillas.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Best Shredded Chicken Tacos

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred chicken and stir into sauce. Spoon into tacos with garnish.
Serve with side salad.

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