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RecipeSlow Cooker Pulled Chicken

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Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 210
  • Protein: 34 g
  • Total Fat: 4 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 3 g
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 110 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  • Total Sugar: 1 g
    • Natural Sugar: 1 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 560 mg

You’re only three ingredients away from making this delicious dish: chicken, salsa, and taco seasoning (that’s it!). Just prep it in the morning and your personal chef…I mean slow cooker…does all the work for you. Once the flavorful chicken is done, you can use the shredded meat to make crunchy tacos, sandwiches, cheese enchiladas — there are so many creative ways to serve it up.

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This recipe makes about 6 cups shredded chicken
  • 16 oz jar salsa (about 2 cups), whichever you prefer: mild, medium or hot
  • 2 lbs chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 4 teaspoons taco seasoning (preferably reduced sodium)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Add chicken, salsa, and taco seasoning to slow cooker and mix everything to combine and coat chicken. Cover with lid, and cook for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low. When the chicken is done, shred it with a fork until all of the liquid within the slow cooker is fully incorporated. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Enjoy pulled chicken in sandwiches, salads, whole grain tortillas, or on top of this tasty Rice and Beans recipe.

1 serving = about 1 cup shredded chicken

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Nutrition analysis courtesy of Genesis® R&D