Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken is the most tender, juicy, flavorful, easy-to-make and easy-to-shred chicken! This takes 3 minutes to prep and can be cooked fresh or frozen.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
Author: Garnish and Glaze
3poundsboneless skinless chicken breast*
1/4cupwater, or chicken broth
1/2 teaspoongarlic powder
Place chicken breasts in the bottom of the slow cooker. Add the water and then sprinkle the chicken with seasonings.
Cover and cook on LOW for 4-5 hours.
Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred on a cutting board with two forks or in a Kitchen Aid mixer fixed with the paddle attachment. Spoon some of the broth over the chicken if desired or save it for other recipes.
Use or store chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerate/freeze for later use. (Makes about 5-6 cups shredded chicken.)
*If using frozen chicken, follow directions as written and just add an additional 60-90 minutes of cooking time.