Shredded Chicken Crockpot Recipe

shredded chicken crockpot recipe
shredded chicken crockpot recipe
shredded chicken crockpot recipe

My name is Elena and I am a Chef Master. As someone who loves cooking and experimenting with different ingredients, I wanted to share this amazing shredded chicken crockpot recipe that I discovered. It's not only delicious, but also super easy to make!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours and 10 minutes
  • Recipe Category: Main Dish
  • Recipe Cuisine: American
  • Aggregate Rating: 5/5


  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place chicken breasts in the crockpot.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together chicken broth, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Pour over the chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  4. Remove the chicken from the crockpot and shred with two forks.
  5. Return the shredded chicken to the crockpot and mix with the juices.
  6. Let it cook for an additional 10-15 minutes on low.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Nutrient Amount Per Serving
Calories 220
Protein 36g
Fat 3g
Carbohydrates 2g
Fiber 0g


  • Q: Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts?
  • A: Yes, you can use chicken thighs instead. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  • Q: Can I freeze the leftover shredded chicken?
  • A: Absolutely! Store the shredded chicken in an airtight container or freezer bag and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Q: Can I use chicken stock instead of chicken broth?
  • A: Yes, chicken stock can be used as a substitute for chicken broth.
  • Q: Can I add vegetables to this recipe?
  • A: Yes, you can add vegetables such as carrots, celery, or potatoes to the crockpot for added flavor.
  • Q: Can I use fresh herbs instead of dried herbs?
  • A: Yes, you can use fresh herbs instead of dried herbs. Just double the amount.


1. Use a meat thermometer to ensure the chicken is cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F.

2. For a spicier version, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to the seasoning mix.

3. This shredded chicken can be used in tacos, burritos, salads, or as a topping for baked potatoes.

Overall, this shredded chicken crockpot recipe is a must-try for anyone who loves easy and delicious meals. It's a perfect dish for busy weeknights or lazy weekends. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

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