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Mexican Shredded Beef Slow Cooker
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5 from 2 votes

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef

This slow cooker Mexican shredded beef will lay the foundation for crafting a taco worthy of haunting one's dreams! The Sandman has nothing on this!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 300kcal


Mexican Shredded Beef

  • 3 lb Chuck Roast
  • 4 oz can diced green chilis chopped
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp fresh black pepper
  • Salt to taste


  • Place chuck roast in slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle all remaining ingredients on the roast and place slow cooker on high.
  • Cook for 4 hours on high, or until beef is easily shredded with a fork.
  • Remove large chunks of fat remaining and shred.
  • Taste for salt, adjusting as needed.
  • Serve on tacos, or use in a variety of other Mexican dishes.


If you don't have smoked paprika, regular paprika will be a fine substitution.
IF YOU LIKED THIS RECIPE you will love my Crispy Pork Carnitas too!


Calories: 300kcal