This Crockpot Shredded Chicken recipe is the easiest way to make cooked shredded chicken. One batch is enough to make at least 6 cups of shredded chicken ready for your quick weeknight dinner recipes. Freeze leftovers for later!
Course: Main Course
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Author: Nikki Gladd
3lbboneless, skinless chicken breasts(about 4 to 5 large chicken breasts)
1teaspoonsalt, to taste
1teaspoonpepper, to taste
Place chicken breasts into bowl of slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper. Add bay leaf and pour in broth.
Cook on low for 5 to 6 hours, or high for 3 to 4 hours until chicken is cooked through and easily shreds. Shred with two forks and use as recipe indicates, or store for later use. (See notes.)
Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to one week.
Store in plastic bags in 2 to 3 portions in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Nutritional information is based on a serving size of 1/4 cup of shredded chicken and is only an estimate.