Tropical Chicken Tacos

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x

This easy, crock pot chicken is perfect for Tropical Chicken Tacos but also can be used in so many different recipes!



  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice

For Serving:

  • flour tortillas
  • Shredded lettuce/Cabbage
  • Cilantro
  • Mango salsa


  1. Add the chicken, seasonings and pineapple juice to a slow cooker and set on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.
  2. Remove the chicken to a bowl and shred into large pieces, tossing with some but not all of the cooking liquid.
  3. Serve the chicken in the tortillas, topped with the salsa, lettuce and cilantro.

Recipe Notes

  • Alternately, you can marinate the chicken overnight and cook it on the grill or in the oven.
  • Nutrition information is only for the chicken, not the tortillas or any toppings.
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American

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