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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos

Louisa Clements
Get an easy, no-fuss dinner on the table with this recipe for slow cooker chicken tacos made with chicken breasts. This recipe only takes 10 minutes to prep, making it the perfect crockpot dish
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 hours
Total Time5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2/3 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp oregano


  • In your slow cooker insert, stir crushed tomatoes with onion, garlic, olive oil, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper and oregano. Add chicken breast, cover with the tomato mixture.
  • Cook on low heat for 5 hours. When finished, remove chicken from slow cooker, and shred with two forks. Add chicken back to slow cooker.
  • Serve with your favourite taco toppings.
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Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 363mg16%
Potassium 456mg13%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1044IU21%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. If you have any specific dietary concerns, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.