WHY THIS RECIPE IS A MUST-TRY?
The slow cooker makes it incredibly easy to prepare, and you can set it and forget it.
The combination of taco seasoning, Rotel or salsa, and queso creates a mouthwatering flavor that will leave you wanting more.
The recipe is versatile, and you can customize it to your liking by adding your favorite taco toppings.
It’s a great recipe for meal prep or feeding a crowd, as it yields a large amount of delicious chicken.
2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (900g)
1 packet (1 oz.) of your favorite taco seasoning or use homemade
1 can (10 oz.) of Rotel (diced tomatoes and green chiles) or use salsa
3/4 cup of salsa con queso (use your favorite or use homemade)
Optional: 1/2 cup chicken broth, 1 can (4 oz.) mild diced green chiles
Lightly spray the slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray.
Place the chicken in a single layer and sprinkle evenly with taco seasoning.
In a medium bowl, mix together the Rotel or salsa, green chiles, and chicken broth (if using).
Pour the mixture evenly over the chicken.
Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or on high for 3 to 5 hours.
When ready, drain the excess liquids leaving just a little behind, then shred the chicken using two forks. Drain well.
Spoon the queso on top of the chicken and gently mix to coat the chicken evenly. Cover and cook on low for 20 minutes or until heated through.
Serve with your favorite taco toppings and enjoy!
You can adjust the spice level by using mild or hot salsa, or adding more or less taco seasoning.
If you prefer a thicker consistency, you can use less chicken broth or omit it altogether.
Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
In conclusion, Slow Cooker Queso Chicken Tacos is a delicious and easy recipe that is perfect for busy weeknights or game day parties. The tender and flavorful chicken is cooked to perfection in a slow cooker with a blend of spices and salsa, then smothered with creamy queso sauce for a mouthwatering finish. With minimal prep and customizable toppings, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, you can whip up these tasty tacos in no time. Give them a try and enjoy the fiesta!