Easy Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Chili Recipe

Recipe posted in: Lunch/Dinner
slow cooker shredded chicken chili dish with avocados

If you’re a chili lover, you’re going to want to bookmark this recipe. Complete with homemade taco seasoning, an array of veggies, tender chicken breast and spices, this slow cooker Shredded Chicken Chili meal is a home-cooked home run.

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are cooked to tender perfection in a crock-pot. Homemade taco seasoning flavors the shredded chicken with a combination of chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and oregano. Bursting with an array of different flavors, the seasoned chicken is also slow cooked with protein-packed black beans, juicy tomatoes, sauce, extra chili powder and another dash of cumin.

This is the perfect meal to throw in the crock-pot (on low) and go about your day as the scent of homemade chili begins to fill the kitchen. Around six hours, your chicken should be tender enough to shred with a fork, and your chili ready to be enjoyed. Top with fresh cilantro and avocado for even more flavor!

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Nutrition Information

  • 1 Healthy Fat
  • 1 Protein
  • 1 Good Carbohydrates


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 16-oz. can black beans (no salt added)
  • 1 16-oz. can kidney beans (no salt added)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (no salt added)
  • Two 14.5-oz. cans diced tomatoes with chilies
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro to top
  • 1/4 avocado to top
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano


  1. In a large pot or crockpot combine beans, canned tomato, onion, tomato sauce, cumin, chili powder and homemade taco seasoning in a slow cooker. Place chicken on top and cover.
  2. Cook on low for 6 hours.
  3. Half hour before serving, remove chicken and shred with a fork or tongs. Return chicken to pot or slow cooker and stir in. Serve with fresh cilantro and diced avocado.