Slow-Cooker Citrus Chicken Tacos

This recipe was inspired by Jen Reviews


Slow-Cooker Citrus Chicken Tacos

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 4 Large Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Large Orange quartered
  • 2 Limes quartered
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 4 Garlic cloves minced
  • 1 Sweet Onion Chopped
  • 1/4 tbsp oregano


  1. Place thawed chicken breasts evenly in the bottom of the slow-cooker.

  2. Combine spices and add to the slow-cooker, covering the chicken.

  3. Quarter 1 lime and the whole orange. Squeeze the orange and lime quarters over the chicken. Place them on top of the chicken to cook along with it.

  4. Chop the sweet onion and set enough aside to serve fresh. Add the remaining onion to the slow-cooker.

  5. Cook for 4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low. 

  6. Remove chicken and shred using two forks. 

  7. Serve on Taco Tenders with your favorite toppings like fresh cilantro, black beans, cheese, and salsa. We used green chilies for a savory kick!