Saturday, December 18, 2010

Crockpot Shredded Chicken - Recipe 1


Servings: 6

6 -12 chicken breasts (use as many as you want)
1/2 cup water 
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 1/2 day

1   Place the chicken breasts in the crock pot, Mix water and spices together and pour over the chicken.
2   Cook on the low setting for 8-10 hours.
3   Remove chicken breasts, shred or pull the meat from bones, removing skin (it should all fall off easily at this point anyway!).
4   Place meat in individual freezer bags or containers and freeze until needed for recipes.
5   Defrost and add to any recipes that call for cooked chicken.
6   Great for casseroles, quesadillas, pizzas, burritos, pastas, soups, etc. or heat with BBQ sauce for hot       barbecue chicken sandwiches.
7   Tip: Use the juices that are left from cooking the chicken to make broth afterwards.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Spicy Shredded Chicken

Take Ziploc Bag with 4 lb of shredded chicken and ….
Add 1 pkg of Taco Seasoning
Add 32 oz can of Refried Beans
Add Chicken Stock
Mix in the Ziploc Bag….  Makes 3 Dinners (Can be frozen).

Note:  If you don't want it spicy.  I just add refried beans to the chicken and mix it altogether in a ziploc bag or in a bowl and then freeze the mixture in ziploc bags with 2 cups in each bag.