Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours and 5 minutes
- 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons avocado oil
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 2 ½ teaspoons onion powder
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 2 teaspoons dry thyme
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, dry thyme, salt, and black pepper.
- Place the chicken breasts in a large bowl and coat them with 2 tablespoons of avocado oil. Sprinkle the prepared seasoning mixture over the chicken and toss to coat evenly.
- Pour the low-sodium chicken broth into your slow cooker.
- Place the seasoned chicken breasts in the slow cooker with the chicken broth.
- Cook on low for 3-4 hours. If you plan to shred the chicken, cook for 4 hours, but if you intend to slice or dice it, 3 hours will suffice.
- Once the cooking is complete, you can shred the chicken directly inside the slow cooker or drain it and shred it separately, discarding the liquid.
- For a more tender result, we recommend cooking for 4 hours if you plan to shred the chicken, or 3 hours if you intend to slice or dice it.
- This juicy and flavorful chicken can be used in various dishes, such as burritos, soups, pot pies, salads, and more. You can also freeze it for later use.
- If you prefer a low-carb option, this recipe is perfect, with only 2.1g of net carbohydrates per serving.
- You can store the shredded chicken with its cooking juices for maximum flavor, or you can choose to remove the chicken, shred it, and discard the liquid.
- Serving Size: About 6 ounces of cooked chicken
- Calories: 328
- Total Fat: 10.8g
- Cholesterol: 165.5mg
- Sodium: 584.4mg
- Carbohydrates: 2.8g
- Net Carbohydrates: 2.1g
- Dietary Fiber: 0.7g
- Sugar: 0.3g
- Protein: 52.1g
Enjoy this simple and delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Breast recipe, which serves as a versatile base for various meals!