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shredded chicken



Skinny Shredded Chicken

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 3-4 hours on high to 6-8 hours on low

Yield: 4 to 5 servings

Serving size: 3 to 4 ounces


  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (14-ounce) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Season both sides of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, and place the breasts in the slow cooker. Pour the broth over the breasts.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours, or low for 6-8 hours.
  3. Remove the chicken and shred it with two forks or in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment.
  4. Portion into airtight bags or containers and use as desired.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (3 to 4 ounces)

Calories: 136

Calories from fat: 24

Fat: 3g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 78mg

Sodium: 706mg

Carbohydrates: 1g

Fiber: 0g

Sugar: 0g

Protein: 28g

SmartPoints: 2

The nutrition content of recipes on has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.

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