Prep Time 15 mins
COOK Time 3 hr (high) 6 hr (low)
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 tbsp taco seasoning (click through for our homemade seasoning blend!) 1 cup salsa, mild or hot 1 4-oz can chopped green chiles, optional ¼ c chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste lime wedges, to taste
⭐️ Use spicy or mild salsa ⭐️ Use store-bought or homemade salsa, chunky or smooth. ⭐️ Go green! Use salsa verde. ⭐️ Click through for lots of serving suggestions from burritos to salads to healthy meal prep.
Arrange chicken in an even layer in the slow cooker. Sprinkle all over with taco seasoning.
Pour salsa and canned green chiles over the chicken.
Cover and cook on high for 3 hours, or low for 5-6 hours, until the chicken is very tender and easily shreds.
Remove the chicken and shred.
Return shredded chicken to the slow cooker. Add fresh chopped cilantro and toss with the cooking juices.
Serve in bowls, make taco salad, or incorporate into burritos or tacos. Click through to the post for more serving suggestions!