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Shredded Chicken Tortillas

These Shredded Chicken Tacos are an easy and flavorful dinner to enjoy with friends and family. The chicken is loaded with spices and topped with fresh veggies and cheese all wrapped in a super soft flour tortilla. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 296kcal


  • 10 Mission Super Soft Flour Tortillas




  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cotija cheese
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped



  • Add the chicken, canned tomatoes, green chilies, and chicken spices to a slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours. Remove the chicken to shred and then add back to the slow cooker and cook for an additional 30 minutes. 


  • Meanwhile, prepare the paste by mixing together all of the sauce ingredients, cover and set aside until ready to use.


  • Dice the onion and place it in a small bowl with the vinegar, sugar, and salt and place in the refrigerator to pickle.
  • Prepare the remaining toppings and set aside until needed.


  • Once the chicken has finished cooking, transfer it to a large bowl and mix with the paste until combined. 
  • Warm the Mission Super Soft Flour Tortillas according to package directions. Top warm tortillas with prepared chicken and toppings and enjoy.


Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 2033mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1700IU | Vitamin C: 30.2mg | Calcium: 198mg | Iron: 5mg