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Crock Pot Chicken Tacos : Easy Family Dinner Ideas

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

This incredibly easy slow cooker chicken recipe is the perfect "dump and go" dinner. Delicious in tacos, burritos, nachos and more.
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken, crock pot, crockpot, slow cooker, tacos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 5 minutes
Servings 10



  • 6-8 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 12 ounces beer flavor of your choosing
  • 1 apple cut into 4 pieces & the seeds removed
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp minced onions
  • salt/pepper to taste

*Taco pairings

  • tortillas, refried beans, cheese, tomatoes, sour cream, lettuce - anything you like to add to your tacos


  • Combine chicken, beer, apple, onions, garlic, salt and pepper to the slow cooker.
  • Cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 5-6 hours - stirring & turning every few hours.
  • You will know it's done when it is tender and falls apart when pierced with a fork.
  • Remove & shred in a large bowl. Add to your tacos with your favorite taco ingredients.


*Note- all slow cookers cook differently - watch your time as you get closer to that 6-hour mark. It may cook faster.