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Healthy Crockpot Mexican Chicken. Easy. Flavorful. Gluten Free. HEALTHY! Perfect for meal prep salads, burrito bowls, Taco Tuesdays, nachos, and more! showmetheyummy.com
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Crockpot Mexican Chicken Recipe

Healthy Crockpot Mexican Chicken. Easy. Flavorful. Gluten Free. HEALTHY! Perfect for meal prep salads, burrito bowls, Taco Tuesdays, nachos, and more!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: crockpot, shredded chicken, tacos
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 194kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

Crockpot Mexican Chicken

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts*
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon salt more to less to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or gluten free alternative
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

Tacos

  • Hard shell tacos *
  • shredded cheese

Optional toppings

Instructions

Crockpot Mexican Chicken

  • Spray crockpot with cooking spray.
  • Combine all ingredients in crockpot.
  • Cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or LOW for 7-8 hours.
  • Shred with two forks and serve!
  • Store leftovers, covered, in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Tacos

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Place taco shells on a baking sheet.
  • Fill with chicken and cheese.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  • Top with optional toppings and enjoy!

Video

Notes

*You could also use soft shells tacos, but then you may need to adjust the bake time.
Nutritional information is just for the crockpot mexican chicken ingredients. 

Nutrition

Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 916mg | Potassium: 648mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 13.9mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1.1mg