Makes: 4 Servings

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

This simple shredded slow cooker chicken is perfect for meal prep! A crock pot chicken breast recipe to use in your favorite recipe.   

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 3-4 hours


  • 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup water

Serving Size: 1 cup 

Total Fat9 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol202 mg
Sodium350 mg
Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Total Sugars0 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein31 g


  1. Place chicken breasts in the slow cooker crock. Add water, salt, and pepper to the chicken.
  2. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours. Chicken should have an internal temperature of 165◦F.
  3. Remove cooked chicken and shred with two forks. 

Recipe Source: MyPlate Super Simple Cookbook

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