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Shredded Chicken made in a crock pot.
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5 from 5 votes

Crock Pot Mexican Shredded Chicken

Shredded chicken can be used in tacos, burritos, salads or nachos
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken recipes, crock pot chicken, Mexican chicken, shredded chicken
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 61kcal
Author: Kathy

Ingredients

  • 3-4 pounds chicken whole or cut up
  • 1 quart stewed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 whole roasted Anaheim chilies
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients, except chicken in crock pot. Stir together.
  • Place chicken on top
  • Cook on high 4-5 hours or low 8 hours
  • Remove chicken and let cool just enough to handle
  • Remove skin and chicken from bones.
  • Shred chicken with two forks
  • Add chicken back into crock pot and heat through.

Nutrition

Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 208mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 6.5mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.5mg