Crock Pot Chicken Taco Filling

This recipe is quick and requires few ingredients. It can be used as a taco or burrito filling or even over black beans and rice. This particular taco filling uses green salsa and jalapenos but you could use red salsa as well. It’s great for a quick weeknight meal that takes little time to prepare. If you have some extra time you can brown the meat before hand, it enhances the flavor.

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Filling

Ingredients:
1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breast
1 large bottle green salsa such as La Victoria salsa verde
1 pickled jalapeno (about 10 slices)
Salt
Pepper

Topping Ideas: cilantro, avocado, extra salsa, cheese, sour cream or hot sauce

Directions:
1. Cut the chicken breasts into a few smaller pieces. If you have time, brown the meat
2. Salt and pepper the chicken
3. Place the chicken and the jalapenos in the crock pot
4. Pour entire jar of salsa over the chicken and jalapenos
5. Cook on low for 5 hours or high for 3 hours stir once or twice if possible during the cooking time
6. Shred the chicken with a fork
7. Serve with corn tortillas for tacos or wrap in a flour tortilla with beans and rice

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