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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Crockpot Shredded Chicken is a simple, easy way to make tender, delicious chicken. All you have to do is dump the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it cook.

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Make a big batch of shredded chicken for use in other recipes with this quick slow cooker recipe.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken is a simple, easy way to make tender, delicious chicken. All you have to do is dump the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it cook!

It’s a really easy way to make dinner!

All you have to do is put your favorite spices and seasonings on some boneless skinless chicken breasts, place them in the crockpot with some broth or water, and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.

The best part about using a crockpot is how easy clean-up is – just throw away your liner and wash what’s left.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

This versatile dish is perfect for shredded chicken tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, or any other dish that requires shredded chicken.

The CrockPot Shredded Chicken blog post is going to show you how to make a delicious, versatile meal that will satisfy your cravings.

Makes 7-8 cups of shredded chicken

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 6 hours

Slow Cooker Chicken Ingredients

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Chicken broth

Easy Ways to Shred Chicken

There are multiple ways to shred chicken. If it’s been cooked long enough, then any of these methods will work.

Hands – Sometimes, I will just use my hands to shred the chicken. If it’s not too hot, your hands are really the easiest.

Hand Mixer – If you have a hand mixer readily available, pop those beaters on and shred away.

Meat Claws – Meat Claws are great for any type of meat. If you have these on hand, then by all means use them. I have way more stuff crammed in my RV than I know what to do with. 😂

Two Forks – This is sometimes the easiest because most likely they are right at your fingertips. I find they can sometimes be a bit awkward so I use them as a last resort.

How to Make Crockpot Shredded Chicken

Grease the bowl of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray and place chicken along the bottom of the bowl. 

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

If the chicken needs to be layered, season the bottom layer before placing more chicken on top.

Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Add the chicken broth.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.

When the chicken is cooked through, remove it from the slow cooker and shred it with meat claws.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Strain the extra chicken bits out of the liquid in the pot and return the meat to the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Stir to combine the meat with the juices.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

The best part is that you can use shredded chicken for so many different meals.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

What Can You Make With Shredded Chicken

Buffalo Chicken Crescent Rolls – These easy Buffalo Chicken Crescent Rolls make a simple dinner or appetizer recipe. With only 6 ingredients and under 30 minutes, this meal is quick and easy.

Chicken Egg Roll Cups – Use wonton wrappers to create a simplified chicken egg roll with this easy recipe! A great recipe for a hot summer day. This simple version of an egg roll is delicious and a great make-ahead appetizer.

Black Eyed Peas Chicken Chili Recipe – The Black Eyed Peas Chicken Chili recipe is the closest we have for good luck. If you want to swap out the chicken for pork which is also a sign of good luck, go right ahead.

Fiesta Chicken Taquitos Recipe – There’s nothing like the taste of homemade Fiesta Chicken Taquitos. Filled with cheese, chicken, and all the spices that will get your family together at the table.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
Yield: 8

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

CrockPot Shredded Chicken is a simple, easy way to make tender, delicious chicken. All you have to do is dump the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it cook.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon each of salt, black pepper, and garlic powder
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Instructions

  1. Grease the bowl of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray and place chicken along the bottom of the bowl. Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
  2. If the chicken needs to be layered, season the bottom layer before placing more chicken on top. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Add the chicken broth. Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
  3. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours. When the chicken is cooked through, remove it from the slow cooker and shred it with meat claws. Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
  4. Strain the extra chicken bits out of the liquid in the pot and return the meat to the slow cooker. Stir to combine the meat with the juices. Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
  5. The best part is that you can use shredded chicken for so many different meals. Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Notes

Easy Ways to Shred Chicken

There are multiple ways to shred chicken. If it's been cooked long enough, then any of these methods will work.

Hands - Sometimes, I will just use my hands to shred the chicken. If it's not too hot, your hands are really the easiest.

Hand Mixer - If you have a hand mixer readily available, pop those beaters on and shred away.

Meat Claws - Meat Claws are great for any type of meat. If you have these on hand, then by all means use them. I have way more stuff crammed in my RV than I know what to do with. 😂

Two Forks - This is sometimes the easiest because most likely they are right at your fingertips. I find they can sometimes be a bit awkward so I use them as a last resort.

What Can You Make With Shredded Chicken

Buffalo Chicken Crescent Rolls - These easy Buffalo Chicken Crescent Rolls make a simple dinner or appetizer recipe. With only 6 ingredients and under 30 minutes, this meal is quick and easy.

Chicken Egg Roll Cups - Use wonton wrappers to create a simplified chicken egg roll with this easy recipe! A great recipe for a hot summer day. This simple version of an egg roll is delicious and a great make-ahead appetizer.

Black Eyed Peas Chicken Chili Recipe - The Black Eyed Peas Chicken Chili recipe is the closest we have for good luck. If you want to swap out the chicken for pork which is also a sign of good luck, go right ahead.

Fiesta Chicken Taquitos Recipe - There’s nothing like the taste of homemade Fiesta Chicken Taquitos. Filled with cheese, chicken, and all the spices that will get your family together at the table.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 378Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 193mgSodium: 548mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 71g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

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Thursday 24th of March 2022

I often use my "Crock Pot" at weekends.

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