Slow Cooker Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos Recipe

Slow Cooker Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Honey Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Made with juicy shredded chicken, spicy chipotle peppers, and sweet honey, this slow cooker chicken tacos is a wonderful dish for every meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes



  • lbschicken breasts,boneless, skinless, thighs, or a mix
  • ½cuptomato sauce,plain
  • ¼cuphoney
  • ½white onion,chopped
  • 1lime,juiced about 2 tablespoons
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ½tspblack pepper
  • 3chipotle peppers,from a can of Chipotles en Adobo, chopped stems and seeds removed
  • 2tbspAdobo sauce,from a can of Chipotles en Adobo
  • 1pkgflour tortillas,soft

For the Toppings:

  • queso fresco,crumbled
  • red onion,diced
  • radish,diced
  • cilantro,fresh


  1. Combine the chicken, tomato sauce, honey, onion, lime juice, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to your slow cooker. Add 1 to 3 chopped chipotle peppers and 1 to 2 tablespoons of Adobo sauce, depending on your preferred level of heat.

  2. Mix together well.

  3. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 to 8 hours.

  4. At the end of cooking time, use two forks to shred chicken in the pot. Mix the shredded chicken with the sauce.

  5. At this point, the chicken can be held in a warm setting, covered, for 1 to 2 hours. Stir additional water as needed if the pot starts to become dry.

  6. Set out a stack of tortillas and all the toppings. Assemble and serve the tacos from the slow cooker.


  • Calories: 300.38kcal
  • Fat: 10.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.42g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.45g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.27g
  • Fiber: 2.05g
  • Sugar: 9.81g
  • Protein: 18.65g
  • Cholesterol: 43.54mg
  • Sodium: 718.68mg
  • Calcium: 95.83mg
  • Potassium: 326.38mg
  • Iron: 2.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 155.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 18.67mg
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