Spicy, savory shredded chicken that cooks while you get on with your day!

Looking for a delicious, flavorful meal, but don’t want to spend hours hunched over the stove? Slow cooker meals are the solution! This fantastic medley of Mexican-inspired spices and tastes make shredded chicken a delicious family meal everyone can enjoy, and features our low-fat, low-carb take on delicious Marinara sauce – make sure you use it to make the most of this recipe! Best of all, you set it to cook and can get on with your day – just make sure you’ve got a timer!


2 Pounds Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 Cup Marinara sauce, ,Janeva's or low carb
1/2 Cup Water
1 Tbsp Onion powder
2 Tsp Garlic, minced
2 Tsp Cumin powder
2 Tsp Coriander
1/2 Tsp Sea salt
1/4 Tsp Pepper
1 Tbsp Chili powder


step #1

Mix all ingredients (except chicken) together in a medium-sized bowl to create your sauce.

step #2

Poor half the sauce into a slow cooker and add the chicken breast. Top with remaining sauce.

step #3

Cook on high for 4 hours, or on low for 6 hours.

step #4

When done, shred chicken directly in the slow cooker with 2 forks.

step #5

Mix well to combine chicken and sauce.

step #6

Serve in lettuce wraps.

step #7

Ready to serve!

Did you know?

Onion powder is a great way to pack in flavor in any meal without having to cook up a single onion. Because it’s made from dehydrated onions, a simple pinch will pack in a ton of concentrated flavor. And while onion powder isn’t going to make a significant difference in your diet, including it will help support a healthy diet. For example, it’s a great way to pack in flavor without adding extra sodium. It also contains a good amount of potassium, which contributes to healthy bones and muscles.

So what’d you think of our Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Chicken? Let us know in the comments below!

Be sure to try some of these great chicken recipes next, too: Arugula Chicken Salad, Grilled Chicken Veggie Bowls, and Basil Pesto Chicken.

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