4 Ways to Use Shredded Chicken for Easy Meals

Turn slow cooker shredded chicken into four easy meals to use throughout the week with these simple ideas! The chicken breasts are cooked in a slow cooker, then shredded to be easily transformed into BBQ chicken quesadillas, chicken salad, tacos or a healthy veggie-filled salad with chicken. See how easy weeknight meal can be!

 

 

How to make shredded chicken in the slow cooker:

Step 1: Add chicken breasts and chicken stock to slow cooker. Cook on LOW for 6 hours.

Step 2: Remove from slow cooker and shred. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Here are 4 easy recipe ideas for your shredded chicken:

Shredded Chicken Tacos

Reheat shredded chicken and season with a little taco seasoning. Assemble tacos with your favorite ingredients like guacamole, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes!

Chicken Salad

Mix shredded chicken with Greek yogurt, honey, Dijon mustard and a few seasonings for a tasty chicken salad. For added flair, add sliced grapes and pecans.

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Mix shredded chicken with BBQ sauce and turn it into a delicious quesadilla by adding cheese, red onion and corn.

Salad with Chicken

Top salad greens with shredded chicken and your favorite salad toppings for a quick and easy meal. For recipe inspiration, check out these salad ideas:

What are your quick dinner hacks for busy weeknights? Share in the comments below!