tacos with chicken chopped pepper and avocado

Slow Cooker Spicy Mexican Chicken Tacos

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: slow cooker
  • Cuisine: mexican


Making these Slow Cooker Spicy Mexican Chicken Tacos in the Crock Pot makes this flavorful meal a breeze! With just 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time, this may be our easiest recipe yet!



  • 1.5 lb chicken breasts (about 3 large breasts)
  • (2) 10oz cans diced tomatoes and green chiles (mild)
  • 7 oz can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • taco shells of your choice
  • taco toppings of your choice-I use chopped peppers, avocado and cilantro


  1. Add chicken, tomatoes, and peppers to a slow cooker and stir to mix.
  2. Cook on low for 6 hours.
  3. Use two forks to shred the chicken and stir again to mix with the sauce.
  4. Serve with tacos and toppings of your choice or as desired.


  • Nutritional information is for chicken alone, actual calories will change depending on type of taco shell used and toppings

Keywords: spicy chicken tacos