Yum! Asian Chicken Tacos

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This asian chicken taco recipe is great for a week day as it’s easy and uses a crock pot!

I personally love crock pot recipes because I start it before I go to work and it’s done by the time I get off. Which is amazing since I don’t have to use too much energy to fix a meal for dinner.

Now, I used two chicken leg quarters for this particular time because that is what I had on hand. You could use any type of chicken, though.

What you need:

  • Chicken
  • Soy Sauce
  • Sesame Seed Oil
  • Powdered Ginger
  • Powdered Garlic
  • Powdered Onion


First, I washed the chicken off and placed into the crock pot.


Next, I sprinkled about a tablespoon of ginger on top of the chicken.


Then, sprinkle about a tablespoon of the garlic on the chicken.


Then, about a tablespoon of onion powder.


Next I put about a tablespoon of the sesame oil.


Then I put about a cup of soy sauce in. Enough to cover the bottom.


Next, since I was going to work for a while & I didn’t want too much soy sauce (I was scared it would be too salty or dry out), I added about a half cup of water.


Cook on low for six hours. I never flipped or touched the chicken, but I did turn it to warm once the six hours were up.

Here is what it looks like:


Now, from here, you could serve the chicken with rice and green beans or whatever sides you wish. But, for this recipe I wanted to make tacos!

For the filling:

  • Soft taco shells
  • Lettuce
  • Sriracha (not pictured)
  • Chopped Chives
  • Rice


I cooked the rice in my rice cooker – which I HIGHLY recommend as it is one of the most used kitchen appliances in my home.

While the rice was cooking, I decided to pull apart or shred the chicken.

It was so tender it fell apart when I pulled it out of the crock pot.


Since this was a bone-in chicken, I had to be careful to take out all the bones. If you used a boneless chicken, you will be able to shred much easier.

After shredding both pieces, I put back into the crock pot to soak up the marinade & stay hot.


Then when the rice is done, you put it all together & enjoy!

Easy Chicken Tacos - Use a few ingredients and a crockpot to create these yummy tacos

Let me know if you try this recipe & what you think of it!