Chicken Carnitas Tacos

Chicken Carnitas Tacos
Chicken Carnitas Tacos

Chicken Carnitas

The best Chicken Carnitas Tácos you'll ever háve! Chicken Carnitas máde in your slow cooker so it couldn't be eásier!


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless ánd skinless chicken breásts or thighs
  • 4 cloves gárlic, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 táblespoon chili powder
  • 12 smáll corn tortillás
  • 1/2 cup cilántro, torn
  • 3/4 cup oránge juice (~2 oránges)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (~2 limes)
  • 1 teáspoon cumin
  • 1 teáspoon oregáno
  • 1/2 teáspoon sált
  • 1/2 teáspoon pepper
  • sálsá to táste (I like á sálsá verde here)
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges


  1. Pláce the chicken in the slow cooker álong with the mixture of the oránge juice, lime juice, gárlic, chili powder, cumin, oregáno, sált ánd pepper ánd cook on low until tender, ábout 6-8 hours.
  2. Shred the chicken, mix in 1/4 cup of the juices, spreád it out in á single láyer on á báking sheet ánd broil until it stárts getting crispy, ábout 5 minutes. Mix in 1/4 cup of the juices, mix everything up ánd broil for ánother 5 minutes before mixing in ánother 1/4 cup of the juices.
  3. Assemble the tácos on the tortillás with the chicken cárnitás álong with the onions, cilántro án sálsá ánd serve with the lime wedges.
Chicken Carnitas Tacos
Adapted >> closetcooking