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Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

Jennie Duncan
Toss these four simple ingredients into your slow cooker for the best Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken. Use it in a salad, tacos, wraps, soups, or even in a Mexican shredded chicken burrito bowl. 
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 15 mins
Course Main Course, slow cooker
Cuisine Mexican, Slow Cooker
Servings 6 servings
Calories 207 kcal


  • Slow Cooker
  • Fork for shredding


  • 2 lbs chicken breast (boneless and skinless)
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • cup chicken broth


  • Add all ingredients to your slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high 4-5 hours. Until chicken is cooked through and tender. Use a fork to shred chicken.
  • Use for tacos, chicken taco bowls, soups, or salads.


Serving Options:
There are so many different options for serving. When I made this I served it in a Mexican chicken burrito bowl. I filled my bowl with lettuce, rice, beans, cheese, and sour cream.
You could also serve it as a chicken taco salad, add it to soups or stuff it in a taco. Really there is no wrong way to serve it, leave a comment below and let me know how you are serving this Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken.
Here are a few more of my favorite things to serve with this recipe.


Serving: 5ozCalories: 207kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 33gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 97mgSodium: 1215mgPotassium: 817mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 905IUVitamin C: 6.5mgCalcium: 34mgIron: 1.2mg
Keyword Mexican Shredded Chicken, shredded chicken, Slow Cooker Chicken, Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken
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