Crock Pot Shredded Chicken

Life gets a little busy around here sometimes!  


So here is one of my quick and easy crock pot recipes to help keep me eating healthy when life gets crazy.  It is simple, really, and probably doesn’t actually need a whole blog post but you are getting one anyway!  It is an easy staple to have on hand that lends itself to so many different recipes and eating styles.

Crock-Pot Shredded Chicken

Into a Crock-Pot add:

6 pounds of frozen chicken breast

2 tsp onion powder

2 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp salt

ground black pepper to taste

Turn on low and allow to simmer for 8 to 10 hours.  When it is done, you should be able to shred it easily by stirring with a fork.  

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~If you are following the Trim Healthy Mama plan, this is a great base all 3 fuel types.  Add it to brown rice and veggies for an E meal.  Use it as the protein base for an FP meal and add butter and sauces or use in S recipes that call for chicken.

~You can portion this out and freeze in individual serving sizes for later use.

~There are so many great ways to use this tasty staple, use your imagination and feel free to comment with your favorite uses!

~You can use this chicken on salads of all kinds.  Here is one of my favorites

Kale-Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Here are a few other recipes that I use this Shredded Chicken with:

Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
Lentil-Kale Soup
Sweet Potato & Oat Soup

Have a Fabulous day!


10 thoughts on “Crock Pot Shredded Chicken

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    1. Of course you can use any cuts of chicken you want in the crock pot. This recipe is one that I make with breast because I like to have shredded chicken on hand for use in other dishes. I do sometimes cook a whole chicken in the crock-pot as a single meal but I like to add whole onions, garlic and other seasoning to it so it really would be a whole different recipe.

    1. Because I usually do this with frozen breast, they let off lots of liquid so I never have to add any. If your chicken is completely defrosted and you have drained the liquid then it could possibly need a tad but I have never done it that way so I can’t tell you for sure.

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