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Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken

Sometimes I get so sick of cooking. Sometimes I feel like I will scream if I have to look at one more dirty dish or one more crusty frying pan. There I said it. You read it first here. Do you ever feel that way? Sure you do. I have an answer for you. Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken.

Is this recipe healthy. Ummm. No. Is it better than making a trip through the drive through or feeding your family cold cereal – again? Yes. Definitely. How did I discover this recipe? I couldn’t face cooking again for another night and we live too far from a restaurant to make it an attractive option for dinner on most nights.

 

Enter Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken.

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

To be honest – we did not eat this chicken in a taco originally. Instead, we had rice from the rice cooker (God’s greatest gift to rice lovers) and (I’m actually embarrassed to tell this) but I opened a bag of precut broccoli florets and tossed those in a pan and boiled it a little – and – instant dinner. However, I do admit that it was TASTY! In our house this only became taco chicken when we had leftovers – and it was terrific in a taco too! In fact, I am sure that Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken would be delish over some pasta as well. See how versatile being sick of cooking can be?

 

When I give you the instructions for this dish you are going to say, “Really?” and I am going to say, “yep, that’s all” and then you are going to be sold. So, if you know you will be running out the door to a ballgame with only a few minutes for dinner or if you are sick of looking at your kitchen or if you are only have experience making ramen noodles – then this is  the dish for you – because I promise – it doesn’t get any easier than this.

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

I’m glad I’m over my kitchen sickness. You’ll be seeing better stuff from me later this week.

 

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On a final note – I have a friend whose child has received some devastating news. I am not naming any names or circumstances, but I ask you to please say a prayer for them. Pray for healing, pray for peace, pray for relief from pain. Seriously, I’m asking you to stop what you are doing right now – which I am sure you are getting ready to run to the kitchen to see if you have everything to make this recipe – and to close your eyes and say, “Lord, I pray for Wendi’s friends, you know their needs and you know the circumstances, I am lifting them up to you for healing, peace and pain relief”. That is all you need to do. Thank you so much! I believe that prayer works and I am asking you to pray.

You might also enjoy Crockpot Chicken Chili

 

Recipe inspiration for Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken

The ingredients are what I had in my fridge/freezer and cabinet and I thought, “hey, that might work – I’ll give it a shot”. Nothing to lose because I am not going in that kitchen again today! Enjoy

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

“This, then, is how you should pray: ” ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.”  Matthew 6:9

 

Three chicken tacos on a white plate

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken

A simple taco chicken dish
5 from 1 vote
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Course: main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot chicken tacos, chicken tacos
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 87kcal
Author: Loaves and Dishes

Ingredients

  • 2 huge boneless skinless chicken breasts or 4 small ones
  • 1 block of cream cheese perfectly fine to use the reduced fat kind or the Neufchatel –both will have less fat.
  • 1 packet of Ranch Dressing seasoning
  • 1 packet of Taco seasoning – any spice level
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional but does make it more tasty!
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Cut the raw chicken breasts into chicken nugget sized chunks and place in a standard sized crockpot with the other ingredients. Turn the crockpot on low, put the lid on and come back in 6-8 hours. About 20 minutes before serving, stir the ingredients really well – if it seems a little dry, you can add some milk to thin back out. Serve over rice, in a taco shell, in a flour tortilla or over pasta.

Notes

Easy, throw it in the crockpot, come back to supper. 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 113mg5%
Potassium 278mg8%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

Easy Crockpot Taco Chicken @loavesanddishes.net

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Friday 2nd of February 2018

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