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Crockpot Salsa Chicken Tacos with Avocado Sauce

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These crockpot salsa chicken tacos with avocado sauce are an easy family meal. Chicken cooks in the slow cooker and the sauce comes together in a matter of minutes.

tacos on a plate with salsa in a dish.
Delicious chicken tacos with avocado sauce

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Making salsa chicken is probably one of the easiest meals I’ve ever made. It involves two ingredients – chicken breast and your favorite salsa. Doesn’t get much easier than that, right?

If you want to take your chicken salsa one step further, how about turning it into tacos topped with a delicious avocado sauce? The sauce on top takes this chicken salsa to another level.

three tacos on a plate.
Slow cooker chicken salsa

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Slow cooker does most of the work.
  • The avocado sauce comes together in only a couple minutes.
  • Great family friendly meal.


What you’ll need to make this recipe.

How To Make This Recipe

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Crock Pot chicken salsa process

Step 1:

Add the chicken breast and jar of salsa to the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

Step 2:

When the chicken is done cooking, remove from the slow cooker. Then, shred it up and add it back to the slow cooker, stirring into the salsa.

Step 3:

Top the tortillas with the chicken and avocado sauce.

For The Sauce

two image process making avocado sauce.
Avocado sauce process

Step 1:

Add a large avocado, lime juice, lemon juice, avocado oil, garlic powder, chili powder, water and apple cider vinegar to a blender or food processor.

Step 2:

Blend until sauce is a smooth consistency.

Top your salsa chicken tacos with additional topping, if desired. I also like to top mine with chopped tomatoes and sliced green onions.

top view of chicken tacos on a plate.
Easy chicken tacos topped with avocado sauce

What Toppings Can I Put On My Tacos?

There are so many great toppings for tacos. Including olives, cheese, tomatoes, sour cream, onions, cilantro, and more. 

How Do I Store Leftover Chicken And Sauce?

Store the shredded chicken and the avocado sauce separately. Properly stored in an airtight, cooked chicken will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.  The avocado sauce, placed in an airtight container, will last for 3-4 days in the fridge.

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Yield: 12 Servungs

Crockpot Salsa Chicken Tacos with Avocado Sauce

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These crockpot salsa chicken tacos with avocado sauce are an easy family meal. Chicken cooks in the slow cooker and the sauce comes together in a matter of minutes.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes


For Tacos

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups salsa, your favorite jar of salsa
  • 12 white corn tortillas

For Sauce

  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water


For tacos

  1. Place chicken breast in the slow cooker. Pour salsa over the top of the chicken. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker. Shred chicken and return to slow cooker, stirring into salsa.

For Sauce

  1. Add all ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

For Assembly

  1. Top tortillas with chicken. Finish with avocado sauce. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Amount Per Serving: Calories: 243Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 424mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 25g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Beth Sachs

Thursday 10th of September 2020

Great for feeding a crowd. We love the avocado sauce too.


Thursday 10th of September 2020

These tacos look delicious!! I love that the recipe is so simple as well - never thought to just mix chicken with taco sauce but of course it's an amazing idea!

Carrie Robinson

Thursday 10th of September 2020

That avocado sauce is calling my name! This looks delicious. :)


Thursday 10th of September 2020

Super easy and delicious chicken tacos! Our grandkids loved them!


Thursday 10th of September 2020

I love that this recipe looks so easy! That avocado sauce sounds amazing as well.

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