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chicken taco meat

Macro Friendly Crockpot Chicken Taco Meat

This Crockpot Chicken Taco Meat Recipe is a super simple and very flavorful way to make healthy shredded chicken! Makes a great protein to add into any taco, burrito, enchilada, quesadilla or salad!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chicken Taco Meat, Chicken Taco Meat Recipe, Crockpot Chicken Taco Meat
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 5 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 155kcal
Author Lauren Brennan


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1.25 oz. taco seasoning packet 1/4 cup
  • 4.5 oz. mild diced green chiles 1 can
  • 1 1/2 cups mild salsa I used Pace thick and chunky


  • Place all ingredients into a crockpot and cook on high for 3-4 hours or until chicken is cooked thoroughly and will shred easily.
  • Remove chicken from crockpot and shred, removing any fat or gristle.
  • Place back into the crockpot and stir with remaining cooking liquid. Cover and keep warm in the crockpot until ready to serve.


The more accurate macros for 1 serving (1/8th of recipe or approximately 3.5 oz. portion) are as follows: 141 calories, 2.5g F/4.6g C/21.8g P.


Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 896mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 704IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg