Crockpot Chicken Tacos - Chicken Tinga

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos are full of flavor and prepped in less than 10 minutes. Add your Chicken Tinga to a corn tortilla, top with your favorite ingredients and you're ready for taco Tuesday.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 525 kcal


  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 small can chipotle chilis
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1 cup thinly sliced lettuce
  • 8 thinly sliced radishes
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 sliced avocado
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 16 corn tortillas


  1. Remove stem and ovaries of tomatoes and add together with chipotle chilis to high speed blender (if you don't have a high speed blender you might have to quarter the tomatoes first) and blend until smooth.

  2. Pour sauce into crock pot, add chopped onion and crushed garlic, give a quick stir and then submerge chicken breasts in the sauce.

  3. Set slow-cooker to 3-4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on high.

  4. Remove chicken breast from crock pot and place on a large chopping board and shred with two forks. Then add shredded chicken back into the crockpot and stir into the sauce.

  5. Now build your tacos. Place a warm corn tortilla on a plate, add chicken tinga, lettuce, thinly sliced radish, cilantro leaves, sour cream and sliced avocado on top and enjoy!

Recipe Video
Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Chicken Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 525 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 780mg34%
Potassium 1244mg36%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 2330IU47%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 128mg13%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.