This Crock Pot Shredded Chicken is a hard working dish. The flavors are great, but they are subtle enough to go well with many different recipes. It’s simple to make, it’s fast, and it uses frozen chicken, which I love.
I like to make up a big batch of this easy slow cooker chicken and have it on hand when I know we have a busy week, or if it’s going to be too hot to cook. I use it in soups, tacos, casseroles, wraps, dips, and on top of salads.
The slow cooker shredded chicken recipe couldn’t be easier. You plop some frozen chicken breasts in the slow cooker, top with the rest of the ingredients, cover and cook. Done.
If you are concerned about cooking frozen chicken in the slow cooker, you can certainly use defrosted chicken, but it won’t need to cook as long. Here is an article discussing the debate surrounding frozen meat in slow cookers.
You’ll want to add this Crock Pot Shredded Chicken to your regular rotation, because it can be used in tons of meals and recipes. Enjoy!
- 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts FROZEN
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp pepper
- ½ tsp dried oregano
- ½ tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 cup chicken broth
- Place the frozen chicken in the Crock Pot, sprinkle the seasonings on top, and pour the chicken broth over everything.
- Cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours.
- I shred my chicken in the Crock Pot so the shredded chicken can absorb more of the yummy juices.