Game Day Tacos with Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

slow cooker meal

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
A note about serious food allergies

Fill up, plug in, and tune out… Home Chef's new slow cooker meals bring you the same delicious flavors and fresh ingredients as you've come to expect, but an entirely new way of cooking. Prepare your ingredients, place them in the cooker, and then live your best life for hours and hours, while the scrumptiousness builds and your dinner slowly cooks. Plus, we're giving you enough for leftovers. Groovy.

In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 12 oz. Slaw Mix
  • Info
    18 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 26 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • Info
    6 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • 1 Red Onion
  • ½ oz. Cilantro
  • Info
    3 fl. oz. Jalapeño Ranch Dressing
  • 8 fl. oz. BBQ Sauce

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    681
  • Carbohydrates
    75g
  • Fat
    25g
  • Protein
    39g
  • Sodium
    1679mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince cilantro. Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into ¼" slices. Pat chicken dry.

  2. 2

    Cook the Chicken

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. If using an electric pressure cooker, fold top edges in before putting on lid. Combine chicken, onion, BBQ sauce, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in slow cooker. Turn slow cooker on to low heat. Cover, and cook until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 4-5 hours.

  3. 3

    Make the Slaw

    Combine slaw, dressing, cilantro, 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Shred cooked chicken in slow cooker. Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 30-60 seconds. Serve tacos family-style, placing chicken in tortillas and topping with cheese and slaw. Bon appétit!

Home Chef: Fresh Ingredient Delivery To Cook At Home

Home Chef is a meal kit delivery service - order and receive home food delivery weekly. Choose from 21 fresh recipes featuring steak, chicken, pork, fish, vegetarian options, and beyond to meet your cooking needs each week.