Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Makes: 8 servings

slow cooker shredded chicken


1 cup water or chicken stock

3 cloves garlic, smashed

2 tablespoons chili powder

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon ground cumin

2 teaspoons sea salt (less if your chili powder contains salt)

4-5 spins of freshly ground black pepper

1 medium onion, cut into quarters

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 4-5 chicken breasts)

1-2 limes, juiced for garnish



  1. In a medium bowl, mix the water (or stock), garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.
  2. Add chicken breasts to Crockpot.
  3. Pour liquid mixture over the chicken and place onion on top of breasts.
  4. Cook 2-3 hours on high, or 4-5 hours on low, until internal temperature of each breast is 165°F.
  5. Shred chicken with 2 forks. Squeeze lime juice over meat before serving.

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