Bring the flavor of your favorite Mexican restaurant home with this recipe for moist and juicy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos.
- 1 cup low-sodium organic chicken broth
- 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 2 medium jalapeño peppers, seeded and deveined, chopped (optional)
- 2 Tbsp. chili powder
- 2 Tbsp. ground cumin
- 2 tsp. ground smoked paprika
- ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 lb. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless
- 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas, warm
- 1 cup pico de gallo (or fresh tomato salsa)
- 1 medium ripe avocado, sliced
- 1 medium lime, cut into 4 wedges
- ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
Place chicken broth, garlic, jalapeños (if desired), chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, bay leaves, and chicken in a 3-quart slow cooker; mix well and cover. Cook on high for 2½ to 3 hours (or on low for 4 to 5 hours), or until chicken is tender.
Transfer chicken to a cutting board and shred with 2 forks.
Evenly divide chicken between 8 tortillas. Top evenly with pico de gallo, avocado, lime juice, and cilantro; serve immediately.