Shredded Chicken in a Crock-Pot
I found this recipe on Facebook. Now, I can be adventurous in my cooking, so I saw this recipe as a challenge.
There are four ingredients and that’s it. Chicken, salt, pepper and your favorite salsa. That’s it, nothing more. After placing the 3 lbs of chicken, salt, pepper and salsa in the crock-pot or slow cooker (as some call it), turn it on and leave it alone.
Cooking on high will have the chicken done in 4 hrs. On low, it would be 8 hrs.
This meal is versatile in that once the chicken is done, you can
- eat the chicken breast as is
- shred and have chicken tacos
- shred and have enchiladas
- shred and place on a hamburger bun
- place shredded chicken in a frying pan and crisp the meat
- place the shredded chicken in a pan and place under the broiler for a few minutes
When deciding to make this for a meal, you get to chose the salsa. How spicy the salsa is will determine the spiciness of the chicken.
Not only is this a great meal to have, but any left overs freeze well. Just make sure that you put the meat in a container that is completely sealed with air spaces.
Create a meal and enjoy. If you make changes to the recipe, let me know how it turned out.
3 lbs of boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 16oz jar of your favorite salsa
Cook on high in a Crock-Pot for 4 hrs. or low for 8 hrs.