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Crock-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

Shredded Cilantro Lime Chicken with a hint of cilantro and lime! Great for tacos or nachos or even on top of a good mix of salad greens.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 People


  • 3 Pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup Mild Salsa
  • 1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
  • 1/3 Cup Freshed Chopped Cilantro
  • 1 Medium Lime juiced


  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix the water, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, salsa, minced garlic, chili powder and Italian seasoning.
  • Add the thawed chicken breasts to the bottom of a 4 qt or 5 qt slow cooker.
  • Pour the liquid marinade over the chicken.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours.
  • Shred the cooked chicken with two forks. Leave enough liquid in the slow cooker to cover the chicken.
  • Add in the chopped cilantro and lime juice and mix well.
  • Use the shredded chicken as your base for tacos or nachos.
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