Only 4 ingredients needed for this delicious Crockpot Chicken Ranch Tacos Recipe. Dinner will be ready in a flash and the entire family will enjoy this simple and tasty meal.
Crockpot Chicken Ranch Tacos Recipe
We love Taco Tuesday around here. And what better way to enjoy it then a recipe that only requires 4 ingredients?
With recipes this simple and delicious, bring on Mexican Monday as well. 🙂 Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken Tacos will impress the entire family.
If you loved our Crock Pot Chicken Tacos with only 4 ingredients, your family will enjoy these Crockpot Ranch Chicken Tacos for sure!
This recipe is our go to dinner idea when we need something everyone will love that only takes a few ingredients and very little time.
Top the shredded chicken with your favorite toppings and you have an amazing dinner with very little effort.
What can I serve with Crockpot Ranch Chicken Tacos?
- Spanish rice (Just take from the freezer for busy nights and reheat. )
- Cilantro Lime Rice
- Mexican Corn on the Cob
- Mexican Corn Salsa
- Crock Pot Refried Beans
Now these are all wonderful ideas but if all else fails, open a jar of salsa and a bag of tortilla chips and call it a day. 🙂
How to use up leftover Crockpot Ranch Chicken Tacos?
Our family enjoys this meal so much that it is rare we have leftovers. Sometimes, I make a double batch just so we can have some chicken mixture leftover to enjoy.
If you are watching your carbs, just serve the ranch chicken mixture over lettuce and make a salad. It is SO good as a taco salad.
Top with a little ranch dressing and you have a delicious salad! This recipe is truly adaptable for everyone and will work for just about anyone.
We love to use the leftover chicken to make Shredded Ranch Chicken Sandwiches!
These are always a hit and also really good for parties or game day. Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken Tacos is one of our favorite recipes!
It’s fun to make these when we have guests coming over because I can truly just let the slow cooker do all the work. No one wants to stay hidden in the kitchen cooking all day.
This is the perfect meal to serve where you can just sit and and visit with your guests and still have a fantastic meal.
You will need a slow cooker to make this Chicken Ranch Tacos Recipe.
They are awesome because you can set them to start later, or to stop and switch to warm once the dinners are ready. Amazon has some on sale right now too.
I also really like this crockpot. Now, it’s not programmable but it’s so handy!
It has the feature where you can lock the lid down.
That feature is so nice for when you take meals to potlucks or need to transport the meal somewhere.
Now if you want to save yourself even more time, I really recommend these Crockpot liners. They make clean up a breeze.
Instead of scrubbing and washing the pot, you can just toss the liner. It is practically no clean up.
Let’s make Crockpot Chicken Tacos!
Not only are they simple and easy but healthy too. Chicken Ranch Tacos Weight Watchers meal idea is sure to be a hit even with the pickiest of eaters.
Another yummy recipe if you love ranch is this Easy Crock Pot BBQ Ranch Chicken Recipe. Yum!
Ingredients for Crockpot Ranch Chicken Tacos:
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup of salsa
- 1 tablespoon of Taco Seasoning Packet (I like to use Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix)
- 1 packet of ranch dressing seasoning mix
How to make Crockpot Chicken Ranch Tacos?
- Place the chicken breasts (can be frozen) in the crock pot.
- Pour salsa on top and sprinkle with taco seasoning and ranch seasoning mix.
- Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or cook on high for 4 or 4 1/2 hours.
- Shred the chicken.
- Serve on tortillas
Note- If you need to thin out the mixture, use chicken broth for extra flavor.
Top Salsa Ranch Chicken Tacos with your favorite taco toppings:
- sour cream
- shredded cheese
- fresh lime juice
- whatever you love!
Tip for Hidden Valley Ranch Chicken Tacos Crockpot Recipe:
I use a hand mixer to shred the chicken faster. It is so easy and one of my best time saving kitchen tips!
If you are not shredding your chicken this way, you are missing out. It can be done in a fraction of the time by doing it by hand.
Plus, I love the texture of the chicken when you use the hand mixer.
Does Crockpot Chicken Ranch Tacos Recipe make a good freezer meal?
Yes! Freeze the mixture for a quick meal during the week. Simply take out of the freezer and reheat in the microwave for a super easy meal.
I like to freeze in gallon size freezer bags. Also, freeze the bags flat so you can stack them in your freezer.
This is such a space saver!
We love to do freezer meals and I have found these JOKARI Hands-Free Baggy Rack Storage Bag Holder to be so helpful. These are not necessary, but make it so much easier to put freezer meals together.
Think of it as having another set of hands! We used these when we made 10 Crock Pot Freezer Meals in an Hour!
They are so handy and one of my favorite kitchen gadgets. Plus, freezer meals help us stay on track and not grab take out in a pinch.
You can also use chicken thighs in Crockpot Ranch Chicken Tacos.
I have used chicken thighs or a mix of chicken thighs and chicken breasts. I often just use what I have in the freezer or what is on sale at the grocery store.
Shredded chicken breasts or thighs would be just as delicious in this recipe. We love simple recipes like this.
I keep recipes like this on the regular menu plan rotation because I know the entire family will enjoy these meals.
In fact, I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! Save that money for a family vacation or maybe just some wiggle room in the budget.
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Easy recipes like this keep my family happy and my grocery budget in good shape. This is how I keep our grocery budget reasonable.
By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it really helps our budget.
Saving money and feeding a big family can be accomplished. Trust me, I have 8 kids. 🙂
Once I find a meal everyone loves and it is frugal friendly, I keep it on the regular menu plan rotation!
Try serving with Instant Pot Homemade Refried Beans Recipe for a quick and delicious side dish.
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Only 4 ingredients needed for Crockpot Chicken Ranch Tacos Recipe. Dinner will be ready fast and everyone will go crazy over Crockpot Ranch Chicken Tacos.
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup salsa
- 1 tablespoon taco Seasoning (I like homemade recipe)
- 1 packet ranch dressing seasoning mix
- tortillas (corn or flour, whichever you prefer)
Place the chicken (can be frozen) in the crock pot.
Pour salsa on top and sprinkle with taco seasoning and ranch dressing seasoning mix.
Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4.
Shred the chicken.
Serve on tortillas and your favorite taco toppings.
Notes - Use a hand mixer to shred your chicken faster. Also, I love squeezing a fresh lime over my tacos.
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