5 from 4 votes
Shredded Chicken made in a crock pot.
Crock Pot Mexican Shredded Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 hrs
Total Time
5 hrs 5 mins

Shredded chicken can be used in tacos, burritos, salads or nachos

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken recipes, crock pot chicken, Mexican chicken, shredded chicken
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 61 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 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
  1. Place all ingredients, except chicken in crock pot. Stir together.
  2. Place chicken on top
  3. Cook on high 4-5 hours or low 8 hours
  4. Remove chicken and let cool just enough to handle
  5. Remove skin and chicken from bones.
  6. Shred chicken with two forks
  7. Add chicken back into crock pot and heat through.
Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Mexican Shredded Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 61 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 386mg17%
Potassium 208mg6%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Vitamin C 6.5mg8%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.