Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Recipe
This is the lovely Cate and she is kindly sharing her recipe with us at Easypeasy-Lemonsqueezy! It’s a delicious Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Recipe, or you could call it ‘pulled chicken’ I guess
Cate calls it Twisted Chicken!
A delicious blend of Chicken and paprika with lots of other flavours throw in!
Then you add peppers and onion – simply lovely
Cate’s Shredded Chicken Recipe
Cate found this recipe a long time ago somewhere on Facebook and over time has made some amendments
So anyone out there if it’s yours let me know and I’ll credit you!
It looks flipping good to me and ready when you walk in the door after work, as it’s made in a a slow cooker.
I don’t ever use a slow cooker but maybe I should? Do you?
Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken
This recipe is perfect for the slow cooker, but remember you can also do this in a covered casserole dish in the oven on a low low setting
Deliciously tender and there’s a whole host of things you cab serve it with
Serving Ideas for Shredded Chicken / Pork or Duck – you decide
Shredding meat is so on trend and normally its pork or duck, so this is a nice change!
And you could serve this as a sharing platter – I do so love sharing plates and informal eating!
You could have it in sandwiches, taco’s with tortillas as Cate does, with a jacket potato & salad? So many ideas….
(Interestingly and MANY moons ago I did Home Economics A’Level with Cate at 6th Form 😉 – so I know she knows her stuff!)
Storing and Freezing your Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
This shredded chicken keeps really well in the fridge for up to four days
It can be reheated, over low heat on the hob , or in the microwave.
Make sure it heated through totally though – we don’t want any poorly tummy
This chicken also freezes well.
Simply pack in freezer bags or other storage containers that you have
Try and get as much air out as possible before it goes in the freezer
I freeze for maximum 2 months
Cate’s Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Recipe
Please have a go at Cate’s Twisted Chicken Recipe and let me know if you do.
Please drop a comment below the recipe if you get a mo!
If you love this I have a lot of Chicken recipes on the blog.
Have a look around there are so so many
Just use the search box and type in chicken and see what comes up! One of my faves is my Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa
Thanks Clare x
Slow Cooker Choice
Lots of people ask me about which slow cooker I would recommend
Well it has to be this one, it has a sear function for browning – so a lot less washing up and a way more flavour for your recipes
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Another Slow Cooker Chicken recipe
Here’s my popular recipe for Honey Garlic Chicken, it’s easy and a dump recipe too! Just look at it!
Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken
- 4 whole Chicken Breasts skinless & boneless
- 1 tablespoon Paprika
- 1 teaspoon Sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt and Pepper
- 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
- I Chicken Stock Pot
- 200 ml Passata
- Chilli dependent on taste
- 3 Garlic Cloves
- 3 sliced Peppers red, green and yellow
- 2 Red Onions sliced
- 1 tablespoon Olive Oil / Or Fry Light
- 6 Flour Tortillas
- 2 handfuls Baby Toms
- 1-2 Avocados
- 2 Handfuls Grated cheese
- Handful Salad leaves
- In a slow cooker chuck in peppers, onions, chilli and passata.
- Place chicken on top.
- Sprinkle cumin, sugar, salt, pepper, paprika, stock pot and garlic on top of chicken.
- Set slow cooker on high for 4 hours.
- After 4 hours take chicken out and shred it with 2 forks.
- Return to slow cooker.
- Cut each tortilla into 8 triangles, spray with oil and bake for 15 mins at 200 C
- Spoon the saucy chicken on top of baked triangles.
- Top with grated cheese, small chunks of avocado and halved small toms and salad leaves. EAT