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Easy Crock-Pot Shredded Chicken

Make Easy Crock-Pot Shredded Chicken in the slow cooker and you can use it in so many different recipes. It's a real time saver on busy days!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword crock-pot, meal prep, shredded chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 388kcal
Author Dee


  • 3 pounds to 4 large skinless boneless chicken breasts about 2 to 3
  • 1 yellow or white onion cut into large chunks
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoons to 2 olive oil


  • Pour the olive oil in the bottom of the slow cooker, and add the onions
  • Place chicken breasts over the onion
  • Add the remaining ingredients
  • Cover, and cook on high for 4 to 6 hours if frozen and 2 to 3 hours if fresh
  • Shred meat with two large forks, and refrigerate or freeze for later


Calories: 388kcal | Protein: 72g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 217mg | Sodium: 976mg | Potassium: 1258mg | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1.3mg