Sunday, January 5, 2014

Spicy Shredded Chicken

We have been serving this dish in our home for years. Everything goes in the slow cooker in the morning, and it's ready by dinnertime! It is simple, satisfying and delicious!

What you need:
 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
 2 Tbs. chili powder (more or less depending on how hot you like it)
 1 Tbs. ground cumin
 1 Tbs. dried hot pepper flakes (more or less according to taste)
 1 tsp. dried oregano
 1/2 Tbs. sea salt
 1/2 tsp. black pepper
 1 to 2 cups homemade bone broth

Additional ingredients:
 Shredded raw sharp cheddar cheese
 Diced avocados
 Sour cream
 Homemade salsa (recipe to come)

 Slow cooker

What you do:
 Place chicken in slow cooker
 Add all spices
 Add enough broth to almost cover chicken
 Cook on slow for 6 to 8 hours
 Shred with two forks
 Scoop into bowls and top with grated cheese, salsa, avocado and/or sour cream

Ingredients from Trader Joe's: organic boneless, skinless chicken breasts and thighs, organic chicken broth (if not using homemade)
Additional/optional ingredients from Trader Joe's: raw sharp cheddar cheese, organic avocados, organic sour cream
Ingredients from iHerb: organic chili powder, organic ground cumin, organic dried hot pepper flakes, organic dried oregano, Real Salt or Celtic sea salt, organic black pepper
Find iHerb products here (use code RIG870 for $10 off your first order!)


  1. Hi there! I'm here via Lori's blog. Your recipes look delicious! I put this one on my menu plan this week and I'm excited to try it :) Thank you for sharing!

    1. You're welcome, Courtney! Hope you like the spicy chicken!

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