Slow Cooker Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos are slightly sweet and slightly spicy! The slow cooked chicken is fall apart tender, juicy and full of chipotle and honey! Delicious in tacos or over lettuce for a lighter option!

Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 3 hr, 30
Total Time 3 hr, 45



  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup honey

Honey Chipotle Marinade:

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle in adobo sauce or ( Ground Chipotle Powder if Gluten Free)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • heaping 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • 8 taco sized corn or flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup Pepper Jack cheese, shredded, if desired
  • Red Cabbage, diced
  • Avocados, sliced thin
  • Lime wedges


  1. Place chicken in the bottom of a slow-cooker.
  2. Mix together the chicken rub ingredients. Sprinkle evenly over the chicken. Pour honey over top.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 3 - 3 1/2 hours or low for 5-6 hours or until meat is cooked through and easily falls apart.
  4. Once the chicken is cooked, remove from the slow cooker and shred with two forks.
  5. Return the shredded chicken back to the slow cooker to absorb the cooking liquid. Taste and season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  6. You can either char your tortillas by placing over a gas grill until lightly charred or you can wrap them in a paper towel and microwave for 10 seconds.
  7. In the center of each tortilla, add the chicken mixture and top with desired garnishes. Serve immediately.

Recipe Type: Main Dish

Serving Size is 1 Taco.

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