This recipe for all purpose shredded chicken is a great way to meal prep a healthy protein. It will show you how to cook shredded chicken in your instant pot, stove top and slow cooker. A great option for tacos, enchiladas, chicken sandwiches and chicken salads.
Shredded Chicken Breast
Shredded chicken breast and cooked diced chicken are listed as ingredients in many recipes, but have you ever had a recipe that called for them, without any direction for how to go about cooking the chicken in the first place? This step-by-step tutorial for how to cook shredded chicken is your answer! I’ll go over the easiest way to make shredded chicken breasts. This simple method works for shredded chicken thighs too.
Whether you need to know how to make shredded chicken for chicken enchiladas (like these Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas), chicken tacos, chicken sandwiches, Greek yogurt healthy chicken salad (or Whole30 chicken salad), shredded chicken enchilada dip, or just to munch straight from your refrigerator when you’re hungry and in total desperation mode, this is the post for you!
While you can cook shredded chicken in the oven or slow cooker, the method I show step-by-step below (cooking the chicken in a pot on the stove) is by far the fastest and easiest way to make it. The chicken comes out perfectly moist and juicy every time. You can also refrigerate the chicken for up to 4 days or freeze it, so it’s perfect for meal prep too!
Shredded Chicken Tacos
Deliciously seasoned and moist shredded chicken tacos are super easy to make! No special equipment is needed to make this chicken for tacos recipe
Is it taco Tuesday? Or maybe it’s taco Monday or taco Saturday? Tacos make a simple dinner any day of the week. At my house, nobody ever has any complaints about taco night.
Shredded chicken tacos are a slightly out of the ordinary way to serve tacos, especially if you’re more of a ground beef taco kind of family. We always enjoy baked chicken tacos, but these are a bit different. Shredded chicken tacos are a taco option with less fat than beef tacos, and they are packed with bold Mexican flavors.