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Easy Shredded Chicken Recipe

This Easy Shredded Chicken recipe makes meal prep even easier! Made with just two ingredients, you can customize to use in so many ways! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shredded chicken recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Robyn Stone

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 4-8 skinless, boneless chicken breasts or your favorite cut of chicken
  • 1 cup chicken stock or water

Instructions

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Recipe

  • Add chicken and chicken stock to slow cooker. Set timer for 8 hours on low setting. To check for doneness, prick chicken with a sharp knife. The juices should run clear. Additionally, the internal temperature should be 165º F when check with an internal thermometer in the thickest part of the chicken. Once done, remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks or using paddle attachment of stand mixer.

Stovetop Shredded Chicken Recipe

  • Add chicken and chicken stock to Dutch oven set over medium-low heat. Cover the Dutch oven and cook until the chicken is done, about 20 - 30 minutes. To check for doneness, prick chicken with a sharp knife. The juices should run clear. Additionally, the internal temperature should be 165º F when check with an internal thermometer in the thickest part of the chicken. Once done, remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks or using paddle attachment of stand mixer.

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Recipe

  • Add chicken and chicken stock to Instant Pot. Cook at high pressure for 8 minutes. Use quick release method to release the pressure and carefully remove the cover. To check for doneness, prick chicken with a sharp knife. The juices should run clear. Additionally, the internal temperature should be 165º F when check with an internal thermometer in the thickest part of the chicken. Once done, remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks or using paddle attachment of stand mixer.

Nutrition

Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 321mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.4mg