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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

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These Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos can be used as a Freezer Meal (see the video at the bottom).  Just bag it, freeze it, dump it in the slow cooker or Instant Pot, and dinner is ready.

slow cooker chicken tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Course: Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine: Comfort Food, Game Day, Mexican, Tacos
Recipe Type: 90/10 Freezer Meals, 90/10 Gluten Free, 90/10 Kid Friendly, 90/10 Paleo, 90/10 Regular, 90/10 Slow Cooker, Instant Pot®, Most Popular
Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 6

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 jar salsa 16 oz, no sugar listed in ingredients
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained, 14.5 oz
  • 1 bag frozen corn 10 oz
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 10 corn tortilla

Optional

  • salsa additional
  • cheddar cheese
  • shredded lettuce
  • sour cream
  • green chiles
  • Black olives
  • cilantro chopped

Instructions

To cook immediately

  • Combine all ingredients except tortillas in a slow cooker. Cook on low 6 hours or on high 4 hours. Shred chicken with two forks.
  • Fill tortillas with chicken mixture. Top with additional toppings, if desired.

Freezing Instructions

  • To use as a freezer meal, combine all ingredients except tortillas and optional toppings in a one gallon zip top freezer bag. When ready to use, place frozen meal in slow cooker and cook for 6 hours on high or 8 hours on low. Shred chicken. Fill tortillas with shredded chicken mixture and optional toppings.

Instant Pot®

  • Add all ingredients except tortillas and optional toppings in Instant Pot. Lock lid. Set valve to sealing. Program for manual-high, 22 minutes. Shred chicken. Fill tortillas with shredded chicken mixture and optional toppings.
  • Note: if freezing for the Instant Pot, freeze in a freezable container that fits inside the Instant Pot, see notes.

Notes

We used THESE CONTAINERS for freezing.
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MAKE IT A FREEZER MEAL!

slow cooker chicken tacos
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