Slow-Cooker Chile-Chicken Tacos

Prepare the spicy chicken filling in a slow cooker in the morning and come home to a mouthwatering Mexican meal!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/4
pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1
envelope (1-oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
cup Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen corn (from 1-pound bag), thawed
1
can (10 ounces) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
package (4.6 ounces) Old El Paso™ taco shells, warmed if desired
3
cups shredded lettuce
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken thighs in cooker. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix and brown sugar; toss to coat. Mix in green chiles, corn and 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce. Refrigerate remaining enchilada sauce.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 3 Place chicken on cutting board; use 2 forks to pull chicken into shreds. Return chicken to cooker. Stir in green onions. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 15 minutes.
  • 4 Heat remaining enchilada sauce. Serve chicken mixture in taco shells with lettuce, tomatoes and warm enchilada sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Taco
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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