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Crockpot Shredded Hawaiian Chicken Tacos - the filling for these tacos is sweet and tangy. Versatile too - can also be served in a rice bowl or on a bun with some slaw ~ https://jeanetteshealthyliving.com

Crockpot Shredded Hawaiian Chicken Tacos

Crockpot Shredded Hawaiian Chicken Tacos are sweet and tangy, and make a wonderful filling not just for tacos, but also as a topping for rice bowls. You can also serve this on a bun like a pulled pork sandwich.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 395 kcal
Author Jeanette

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger minced
  • 1 ounces can crushed pineapple in 100% pineapple juice 20
  • 3 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup organic apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup organic ketchup
  • 1/3 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch + 2 tablespoons water

Pineapple Red Pepper Salsa

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro minced
  • 1/2 lime juiced

For Serving

  • 16 taco size whole grain tortillas

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in slow cooker along with onion, garlic, ginger, pineapple, soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar and red pepper flakes. Cook on high for 3-4 hours, until chicken is soft. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks. Return to slow cooker.

  2. Mix together cornstarch and water in a small bowl and stir into slow cooker. Cover and cook for another 10-15 minutes, until thickened.

Pineapple Salsa

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together pineapple, red bell pepper, red onion, cilantro and lime juice.

To Serve

  1. Heat tortillas over direct flame on gas cook top or in a large skillet. Keep warm in a cloth towel.

  2. To serve, spoon some Hawaiian Chicken on top of corn tortilla and top with PIneapple Red Pepper Salsa.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts do not include tortillas

Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Shredded Hawaiian Chicken Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 395 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 619mg27%
Potassium 408mg12%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 615IU12%
Vitamin C 28.9mg35%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.