Crock-Pot Chipotle Chicken Tacos

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by Chef NeedSumHelp

I love the distinct flavor of the chipotle chiles in this recipe, and using chicken thighs is a refreshing change from the frequently used ground beef and taco seasoning. For milder heat use less chiles and seed them!

Top Review by Ruth K - Psuedo Chef

Very yummy. I have made this many times and now have my own changes. I use 1 1/2 c of salsa (depending on how it is cooking up I may add more as it goes), 6 tsp chiles and 1/2 c taco seasoning mix instead of the chili powder.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In crock-pot, combine chicken, garlic, salsa, chiles, chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper. Cover; cook on high, 4 hours (or on low, 8 hours).
  2. Transfer chicken to a serving bowl, and shred, using two forks; moisten with cooking juices. Serve in taco shells, with toppings.
  3. This recipe can be made in the oven too, just preheat oven to 350 degrees. and use a 5-quart Dutch oven or ovenproof pot with a tight-fitting lid; add 2 cups water. Cover; bake until chicken is fork-tender, about 2 hours.

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