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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos Recipe

Posted by  ·  October 16, 2014  ·  Last Updated: May 21, 2016

Here is a delicious dinner that is super easy to get into the crock pot and will be ready when you get home! If you are looking for another fabulous crock pot recipe, try making baked potatoes in the crock pot, life changing!



Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos Recipe

4-6 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (frozen or thawed)
1 Tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1 – 4 ounce can green chilis
1 can Rotel diced tomatoes with green chiles (undrained)
2 Tablespoons lime juice (optional)

Tortilla chips

Possible Toppings
Shredded cheddar cheese
Sliced jalapeno
Fresh chopped tomatoes
Black beans
Sour cream

Place chicken thighs in the bottom of the slow cooker. Place remaining ingredients through lime juice in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours. Once cooked, shred chicken with two forks. Serve chicken over tortilla chips and top with your favorite toppings.

I have been eating a little bit more Paleo so I love my shredded chicken on a lettuce wrap! Delish!

Paleo Mexican Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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  1. Danyelle
    Monday, December 15th, 2014
    This turned out great! My kids really
  2. Danyelle
    Monday, December 15th, 2014
    this turned out gre
  3. Kelly
    Monday, October 27th, 2014
    Hi. Wondering if I could substitute skinless chicken breasts for the chicken thighs? I am sure you probably can. However, the time will need to be adjusted because the white meat cooks quicker. Any ideas on timing for the skinless boneless chicken breasts? Thanks!
  4. Maryann
    Saturday, October 25th, 2014
    I love your recipes
  5. kathy
    Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
    looks fantastic.. want to make for family on friday. what size can of rotel diced tomatoes with green chilies and will chicken breasts work as well or more flavor with the thighs? thanks.
  6. Ann
    Thursday, October 16th, 2014
    This sounds great.. I am making these tonight!!!