Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos

OK, so...Don't judge a meal by it's picture. There really wasn't a way for me to get a good pic of this meal. We didn't fancy anything up and truthfully, it doesn't look pretty when you eat it unless you do.

This meal was delicious!!

The best part about it is that it's a crockpot meal!! I love anything that doesn't take an effort on my part. It actually turned out to be the best idea ever for Mike and I because by the time we got home from house hunting on Saturday he only had 10 minutes before he had to head into work. I was so grateful I put this on in the morning.

I forgot to mention before that this is a SKINNY meal!! It's from Skinnytaste.com. So that makes it even better!!

Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos

     1.5 lbs of chicken tenders or boneless skinless chicken breasts
     1/4 tsp garlic powder
     1/8 tsp ground cumin
     1/8 tsp oregano
     Salt to taste
     16oz jar salsa verde

1. Season chicken with garlic, oregano, and cumin. Add salt.

2. Put chicken in crockpot. Cover with salsa verde.

3. Cover and heat on low for 6-8 hours or until tender. Shred chicken. Serve on tortillas.

Suggestion: This was SUPER juicy. You might want to think about draining any excess liquid from the jar before adding the verde or adding more chicken. Maybe use tongs when putting it on the taco. We used a slotted spoon and definitely didn't let it drain long enough. 

Linking up with Ashley and Jessica!!


  1. I've made it before with red salsa and wasn't in love with it (I think it was my salsa choice). I will be trying this one! I need a go-to crock pot chicken taco recipe! Thanks for linking up with us!

  2. I love green salsas, so I def need to try this!! I'm all about easy dinners these days! :)

    Thanks for linking up with Ash and I!

  3. totally going to try today!!! :) I'm out of green salsa though, so red it is!
    thanks for sharing!!!

  4. I don't use green salsa enough! This sounds fantastic; I love crock pot meals in the summer so you don't have to turn on the oven or stove and get the house all hot!

    I will definitely be trying these!

    The Pinot Project

  5. I cannot take a good food pic to save my life! this sounds so good though

  6. Um, YUMM! I love salsa verde. I will have to try this one out for sure!
    - Rachel/ With Love, Rachel

  7. I love tacos and I love using my crockpot!! Thanks for a great dinner idea!

  8. You won the Apron giveaway so while you are cooking these yummy meals you can look extra cute! (: Congratulations!! Send me your contact info so I can get it ordered!

  9. Congrats on winning that apron. You can never go wrong with chicken and salsa

  10. This sounds divine! I'm always on the look out for new ways to prepare chicken and this sounds great! Thanks for posting this.

  11. This sounds divine! I'm always on the look out for new ways to prepare chicken and this sounds great! Thanks for posting this.