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slow cooker green chile pork taco

Slow Cooker Green Chile Pork Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw

  • Author: Girl Versus Dough
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 hours 20 mins
  • Total Time: 6 hours 40 mins
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mexican



For the tacos:

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 34 lb boneless pork sirloin roast
  • 1/4 cup water or vegetable broth
  • 1 (1 oz) package taco seasoning (about 2 tbsp homemade taco seasoning)
  • 1 (4 oz) can chopped green chiles (not drained)
  • 1620 taco-size soft flour or corn tortillas
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • Lime wedges (optional)

For the cilantro-lime slaw:

  • 1 (10 oz) bag coleslaw mix
  • 34 tbsp mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1/2 small lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Make the taco meat: Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook 5-8 minutes until browned on all sides. Transfer to 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Add water to skillet. Cook over medium-high heat 2-3 minutes, scraping up browned bits from skillet. Pour over pork. Sprinkle evenly with taco seasoning and green chiles. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix all slaw ingredients until combined. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  4. Transfer cooked pork to cutting board. Use two forks to shred into bite-size pieces. Return to slow cooker; stir into juices.
  5. Serve pork in warmed tortillas topped with slaw, red onions and a squeeze of lime, if desired.