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Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

A slow cooked savoury shredded chicken dish that is kid friendly, served over rice. Or change it up and use it as filling for tacos, burritos or enchiladas.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Author The Dip Diva Dishes


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 ¼ cups diced yellow onion
  • 2 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • ¼ cup apricot jam
  • ¾ cups diced green bell pepper
  • ¼ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoons black pepper


  1. Place all ingredients in your slow cooker except chicken, stir to combine.
  2. Add chicken to the sauce mixture and stir it to coat chicken evenly.
  3. Cook on low for 5-6 hrs until you can shred chicken easily with two forks.
  4. Once shredded, allow chicken to sit for 10 minutes to absorb full flavours.
  5. Serve over rice or in tortilla shells. Can also be added to burritos or enchiladas.