Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Pineapple Slaw

I have been using Shipt grocery delivery at the beach house

even before Covid 19 because it is so convenient

I wanted to make something easy for the boys supper time arrival last Thursday,

they love tacos, they love BBQ, they love pineapple…

 BBQ chicken in the slow cooker would be perfect for a taco dinner!

I decided to make BBQ Chicken tacos topped with a fruit filled slaw

Put the chicken into a sprayed slow cooker and cover with BBQ sauce

Cook on high 3-4 hours {low 6-8}

Your chicken will be so tender you can shred it with 2 forks

I wanted to make Pineapple Coleslaw from Happier Than a Pig in Mud

But when my shopper text me that the coleslaw mix on my list wasn’t available,

she suggested broccoli slaw

Hmmm…. that would actually be even better!

I could make a variation of one of our favorites

Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

This slaw starts with Broccoli Slaw mix in a bag

and gets the irresistible addition of fresh pineapple,

red grapes, bacon and cheese

I dressed the slaw with a dash of rice vinegar and seasoned it with salt & pepper

Then I decided to add just a touch of honey mustard to bind it together

With all the goodies this slaw has in it, even picky eaters won’t notice the broccoli!

I lightly fried flour tortillas in a scant about of olive oil and butter

to use as the taco shell

This meal is also super easy because everyone can help themselves

and build their own taco

Pile shredded BBQ chicken on a tortilla

Top with slaw

Fold it over and dinner is ready!

BBQ Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Pineapple Slaw

A sweet and savory combination of BBQ chicken wrapped in a tortilla with a tasty slaw made with broccoli, bacon, cheese and pineapple
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


BBQ Chicken Tacos

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs or 3 boneless chicken breasts
  • BBQ sauce
  • flour tortillas 1-2 per person
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Broccoli Pineapple Slaw

  • 12 oz Broccoli Slaw mix bagged in salad section
  • 2 cups ` red grapes, washed and cut in half
  • 4 slices thick bacon, cooked until crisp, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 6 chunks fresh pineapple, cut into smaller pieces
  • 2 oz grated sharp cheddar
  • 1 dash rice vinegar
  • salt and pepper to tast
  • honey mustard dressing, optional


Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

  • Spray or line a slow cooker, add chicken and season with salt and pepper
  • Cover with your choice of BBQ sauce
  • Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 hours
  • Shred chicken with 2 forks and toss with additional BBQ sauce if desired

Broccoli Slaw

  • Mix broccoli slaw with grapes, pineapple, bacon and cheese
  • Season with salt & pepper and a dash of rice vinegar
  • Toss with a little honey mustard dressing to bind together if desired
  • Salad can be made up to 48 hours in advance

Assembling Tacos

  • Saute tortillas in butter and olive oil until golden on one side, then flip and cook the other side
  • Drain on paper towels
  • Add a heaping portion of BBQ chicken down the center of tortilla and top with slaw
  • Fold over and plate


You can set out the taco ingredients buffet style and let everyone build their own tacos
Keyword bacon, BBQ chicken, broccoli, cheese, grapes, pineapple,, taco, tortilla

Wonderful summertime meal!

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23 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Pineapple Slaw”
  1. Nancy says:

    This looks yummy, fresh and delish!
    And your table is so inviting. Thank you for always giving us inspiration!
    Have a lovely Tuesday!

  2. Jenna, this looks like a perfect summertime lunch or dinner. The broccoli-pineapple slaw is the finishing touch for the BBQ chicken. I know your guys enjoyed.

    The weather here is hot and muggy with daily rain. Wishing you a beautiful Tuesday!

    • A new summer favorite, it was gobbled up! I got a video from my son yesterday of the sheets of rain coming off our roof, wow! The weather has been really nice here, hot but breezy, hope it holds through the 4th!

  3. creationsbycindyphotography.blogspot.com says:

    That taco looks amazing! And pineapple…Oh I do love me some pineapple. Happy Tuesday. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  4. That salad looks really good and so simple. Very refreshing in the summer. I’ll have to add the broccoli slaw, pineapple and grapes to my list. Thanks for this one! (Good idea on the tacos. The lazy of us could jazz up rotisserie chicken and enjoy!)

  5. thefrenchhutch says:

    Jenna, this was a great meal for everyone. Easy, satisfying and delicious! I don’t know how you beat that…….Have a great Fourth.

  6. Sounds like a great meal Jenna! I do have broccoli slaw on my list to add to my series, looking forward to trying it:@)

  7. lghiggins says:

    The BBQ chicken sounds good. The broccoli slaw with BACON sounds good. Together in a taco would be delicious!

  8. Mary says:

    Yum Jenna! We would love this! ♥

  9. Kitty says:

    What a great combo, Jenna, and the broccoli slaw turned out to be a win! I like the ease of the bbq chicken. Thank you, as always.

  10. Margy says:

    I love tacos. I like to put cabbage in mine, but the broccoli slaw looks like it can make a good substitute. Does it hold up to the heat from the chicken? I use online grocery orders and parking lot pickup. They make substitutes, but I don’t get a call. I can approve or reject the substitutes online before I pick up my order. – Margy

    • yes, the broccoli slaw does hold up well, and is also good for several days in the fridge. I’ve never tried curb side pick up, that’s great that they do subs for you. Shipt has really spoiled me, right to my door and the shoppers text constantly to check on substitutions, and the ones I’ve had lately have done really good jobs! Thanks Margy!

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