Low Calorie Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

This low calorie Crockpot Chicken Tacos recipe has only 4 ingredients, and can be prepped in 3 minutes!

If you’re looking for the easiest recipe for shredded chicken tacos… This is the one you’ve been searching for.

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

What I love about making easy chicken taco crockpot recipes, is that they’re a “dump and walk away” style of cooking.

Meaning all you have to do is add 4 items to a slow cooker, turn it on and walk away. This slow cooked chicken for tacos is so simple, you’ll be making it every week!

You only need 4 ingredients and 3 minutes to be on your way to the best crockpot chicken tacos recipe you’ve ever had!

Low Calorie Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

There’s no chopping, blending, or washing… These chicken tacos in crockpot are simple enough for even the newest cook!

Recipes with shredded chicken for tacos will never be the same after you try this easy shredded chicken recipe. And there are some delicious ways to use up the leftovers included!

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

Below, you will find a shopping list for slow cooker taco chicken, a “how to guide, and a printable recipe card.

Here’s what you’ll find in this article:

  • Crockpot Chicken Tacos Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Chicken Tacos in Crockpot
  • Low Calorie Crockpot Chicken Tacos (recipe card!)
  • More Ways to Serve Crockpot Chicken Tacos

I’ll even show you how to make several shredded chicken recipes. So you can use up any leftover crock pot chicken tacos to save money, and time.

In the next section you’ll find a shopping list for this low calorie crockpot chicken tacos recipe… I recommend taking a screen shot on your phone for easy shopping.

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe Ingredients

In this section I will go over the ingredients you’ll need to make slow cooked taco chicken.

I recommend taking a screen shot with your phone so you have this shopping list available to you later, at the store.

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

Crockpot taco chicken requires only 4 ingredients! And below I will supply you with a homemade taco seasoning for using in your chicken tacos crockpot.

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Shopping List:

  • Chicken
  • Lime
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Mild Salsa

I want to make these crockpot tacos chicken recipe as easy as possible for you. So I have attached a recipe for homemade taco seasoning.

You absolutely can use a store bought packet… But in case you don’t have any, or want to stay clear of the processed stuff. Here is the taco seasoning recipe:

Taco Seasoning Homemade Recipe
This homemade taco seasoning is easy to make, in fact you probably already have all the ingredients!
I made this recipe with my on camera pal, Rachael Ray… you can watch us use the Taco Seasoning homemade to make my famous Taco Mac and Cheese in the video below. You can add it to ground meat, shredded chicken, or crumbled tofu to make your favorite homemade tacos tonight.
Check out this recipe
how to make taco seasoning homemade

As for the salsa, I recommend picking up your favorite jarred salsa. And because we are making this recipe for crockpot chicken tacos healthy, I recommend you opt for organic salsa.

You’re only 4 ingredients away from the best crockpot chicken tacos recipe ever!

How to Make Chicken Tacos in Crockpot

In this section I will show you how to make shredded chicken tacos slow cooker style.

In the section below you will find a sharable recipe card with exact measurements, directions and even a video.

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

This slow cooker taco recipe is almost too easy…

How to Make Shredded Chicken in Crockpot:

  1. Add chicken, lime juice, taco seasoning, and salsa to a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with 2 forks.
  4. Add back to the crockpot and mix.

You can use a hand mixer to shred the chicken fast!

Just move the chicken to a large bowl, and turn on the hand held mixer on low. And watch just how easy it is to shred chicken with this kitchen hack!

Now that you know how to make shredded chicken tacos in crockpot you’ll want to make them all the time!

Check out the sharable recipe card below…

Low Calorie Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

These slow cooker chicken tacos are low in calories, and so easy to make!

Making shredded chicken crockpot style makes for juicy, delicious chicken… And after the recipe card you can find more shredded chicken recipes to use up the leftovers.

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

Low Calorie Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

Lose Weight By Eating
This easy recipe for crockpot chicken tacos is low in calories and delicious!
Learn how to make shredded chicken tacos in Crockpot with just 4 ingredients, and 3 minutes of prep!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Cooling time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 servings
Calories 214 kcal

Equipment

  • slow cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 3 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 4 ounces organic salsa (1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons Taco Seasoning or one packet

Instructions
 

  • Add chicken, lime juice, taco seasoning, and salsa to a slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove chicken from slow cooker (let cool for 10 minutes to be safe) and shred with 2 forks.
  • Add back to the crockpot and mix.
  • Serve over tortillas with your favorite taco toppings.

Video

Nutrition

Calories: 214kcalCarbohydrates: 5.2gProtein: 36gFat: 4.3gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 496mgPotassium: 697mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 1.5gCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken tacos, crockpot, slow cooker
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Making taco chicken slow cooker style makes Taco Tuesday easy and healthy!

Find more ways to use up these crock pot tacos chicken below…

More Ways to Serve Crockpot Chicken Tacos

I love making Enchiladas and Salads with this leftover recipe for shredded chicken tacos…

Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe
Crockpot Chicken Tacos Recipe

My favorite way to re-use shredded chicken for tacos, is in my low calorie Taco Salad. Here is a video of Rachael Ray and I making this easy dinner recipe:

Final Thoughts

There are so many ways to enjoy shredded chicken recipes! Tacos are probably the simplest and the biggest crowd pleaser.

Here at Lose Weight By Eating I always stress eating all natural. So be sure to choose organic salsa (it’s only about $1 more) and if you have time, make your own Taco Seasoning.

Be sure to check out the next recipes… some for the slow cooker and others with low cost chicken…

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