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shredded chicken tacos

Shredded Chicken Tacos

Caitlin Houston
Shredded Chicken is an easy to make taco filling cooked in a crockpot.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican


  • crock pot


  • 2 pouches Simply Organic Mild Taco Simmer Sauce Other Options in Notes
  • 28 oz Canned Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • Corn or Flour Tortillas
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • Taco Toppings See Notes


  • 1. Combine the first three ingredients in a crockpot. Make sure the chicken breast is smothered entirely in tomatoes and sauce.
  • 2. Cook on low heat for 6 hours or high heat for 4-5 hours.
  • 3. Use two forks to shred chicken in a large glass bowl or in the crockpot. If the chicken is not falling apart easily enough, cook for 30 more minutes.


  1. If you cannot find Simply Organic Simmer Sauce, whisk together 1 package taco seasoning, 1 small diced onion, 2 tablespoons canola oil, 1/2 cup vegetable broth in a bowl. 
  2. Taco Topping Suggestions: sour cream, shredded cheese, crumbled Mexican cheese, broccoli slaw, fresh salsa, crumbled tortilla chips, refried beans, red onions, diced tomato, shredded lettuce.