Shredded Chicken Recipe (Cafe Rio Copycat)

Shredded Chicken Recipe (Cafe Rio Copycat)

How To Make Shredded Chicken (Cafe Rio Copycat)

Shredded chicken slow cooked until juicy and flavorful is a great companion to a variety of dishes such as salads, tacos, burritos, and sandwiches.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 5 minutes



  • 2lbschicken breasts,boneless skinless
  • 1cupzesty Italian dressing
  • 2tspgarlic,minced
  • ½tbspchili powder
  • ½tbspground cumin
  • 3tbspdry ranch dressing mix
  • ½cupwater


  1. Spray inside of crockpot with cooking spray. Add chicken to slow cooker.

  2. In a small bowl combine Italian dressing, minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, ranch dressing and water. Pour over chicken and cook on High for 3 to 4 hours, or Low for 5 to 6.

  3. Remove chicken from crockpot and shred. Add chicken back to juices and serve with salad/burritos/tacos. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 601.55kcal
  • Fat: 41.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 13.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.57g
  • Fiber: 0.46g
  • Sugar: 5.91g
  • Protein: 47.91g
  • Cholesterol: 191.90mg
  • Sodium: 195.17mg
  • Calcium: 43.54mg
  • Potassium: 570.97mg
  • Iron: 2.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 71.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.50mg
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