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Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken tacos

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author Melissa


  • 1 24-ounce jar medium or mild salsa
  • Juice and zest from two limes
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 recipe for homemade taco seasoning see below for recipe or you can use one 1.25 ounce package of taco seasoning
  • 1 jalapeno peppers finely chopped (optional)
  • 4-5 boneless chicken breast halves


  • Add the salsa, lime juice and zest, cilantro, taco seasoning and jalapeno to a crock pot and mix together. Add chicken and cover with salsa mixture. Cook on low for 5-6 hours. Shred the chicken and serve on warm corn tortillas or as a topping in a taco salad. Serve with toppings of your choice. The toppings could include: lettuce, diced tomatoes, avocado, cheese, or sour cream.