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!
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.
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:
- Chipotle & Cheddar Chopped Salad with Chicken
- Easy Summer Salad with Chicken
- Chopped Cobb Salad
- BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad
What are your quick dinner hacks for busy weeknights? Share in the comments below!