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Slow Cooker Beer Braised Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Say goodbye to boring tacos! You won't believe how easy it is to make these Slow Cooker Beer Braised Chipotle Chicken Tacos! Plus, the flavor can't be beat!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 152kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs breasts are fine as well
  • 2 tablespoon homemade taco seasoning
  • 2 chipotle chili peppers, chopped from can
  • 6 oz pale ale or other favorite beer


  • Add all ingredients to slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
  • Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred.  Add a bit of juice to the chicken and discard remaining.
  • Serve on tacos shells of choice along with guacamole and cilantro or as desired


Nutrition info is for chicken only, shells and toppings will vary


Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 285mg | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.1mg