Shredded Mexican Chicken - Slow Cooker
Shredded Mexican Chicken - Slow Cooker

Hey everyone, it’s Drew, welcome to my recipe site. Today, we’re going to prepare a special dish, shredded mexican chicken - slow cooker. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I’m gonna make it a bit tasty. This will be really delicious.

Shredded Mexican Chicken - Slow Cooker is one of the most favored of current trending foods on earth. It is easy, it’s quick, it tastes delicious. It’s appreciated by millions daily. Shredded Mexican Chicken - Slow Cooker is something that I’ve loved my entire life. They’re nice and they look fantastic.

The chicken cooks until its fork tender, then shredded and added back to the seasoned juices to re-absorb the flavor in every crevice. At this point, you drain any excess liquid. I like to save the seasoned liquid to cook my rice in like I first did in my Slow Cooker Fajita Chicken - so good - some of the.

To begin with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few components. You can have shredded mexican chicken - slow cooker using 16 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Shredded Mexican Chicken - Slow Cooker:
  1. Take 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. Make ready 1/2 cup salsa
  3. Prepare 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  4. Take 1 can (4 oz.) mild diced green chilies
  5. Take 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
  6. Prepare 1/2 onion, diced
  7. Take 1 tbsp. chili powder
  8. Make ready 1 tsp. salt
  9. Get 1 tsp. cumin
  10. Make ready 1 tsp. garlic powder
  11. Make ready 1 tsp. onion powder
  12. Make ready 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  13. Take 1/2 tsp. oregano
  14. Prepare 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  15. Get 1 tsp. liquid smoke
  16. Take 1/2 tsp. ground chipotle chili pepper (optional for more heat)

Place chicken on top and cover with remaining salsa. Slow cooker size: This Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Chicken recipe requires a six-quart slow cooker and has just enough room to spare. If you don't have a six-quart slow cooker, I suggest dividing the food evenly into two smaller slow cookers. I just shred the chicken right in the crock pot even because I don't like to dirty extra dishes! 🙂.

Instructions to make Shredded Mexican Chicken - Slow Cooker:
  1. Grease the inside of the slow cooker. Place the chicken in the bottom.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the rest of the ingredients. Then pour over the top of the chicken.
  3. Cook either on high for 3-4 hours OR low for 6-7 hours, until the chicken is tender enough to shred easily.
  4. Remove chicken from the slow cooker and allow it to rest for 5 minutes or so, then use 2 forks to shred it. Stir the chicken back into the remaining juices/salsa mix and cook on low for an additional 20 minutes.
  5. After the additional 20 minutes, remove the chicken from the slow cooker with a slotted spoon. Use the chicken in your favorite recipe (some suggestions are listed in the recipe description and a few are pictured below)!
  6. Chicken Nachos –>
  7. Chicken Quesadilla Pie. –>
  8. Southwestern Style Chicken Potato Skins –>
  9. Easy Chicken Taquitos –>

But feel free to take it out to shred it and Place chicken breasts in the bottom of your slow cooker. Top with all of the remaining ingredients. Mexican shredded chicken is so delicious, versatile and EASY. And here are three ways to make it - Instant Pot, slow cooker and stovetop. You can shred it using only two forks.

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