Slow Cooker Chili Chicken Tacos



Thanks to SpringfieldMoms reader Lisa Whelpley for submitting this article from


  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs*chicken tacos
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup prepared tomato salsa, plus more for serving (optional)
  • 1-2 tbsp. chopped, canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce*
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 8 hard corn taco shells*
  • Cilantro, shredded cheese, lime wedges, and sour cream for serving (optional)


  1. In slow cooker, combine chicken, garlic, salsa, chiles, chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper. Cover; cook on high, 4 hours (or on low, 8 hours).

*Lisa uses chicken breasts, the entire can of chipotle peppers in adobo, and soft tortillas instead of hard taco shells.

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  1. Kathy says:

    I love my slow cooker! I have a bunch of healthy slow cooker recipes that I post on my blog if you’re interested. (

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