Café Rio Shredded Chicken Recipe

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

This chicken turns out so tender and tasty. We use it in our Café Rio taco salad, but it would also be delicious as taco, burrito, or enchilada filling as well!

The ingredients: (not pictured: chicken breasts)

1 small bottle Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
1 T chili powder
1 T cumin
3 cloves garlic—minced
2 lbs chicken breast

Cook all together in a crock pot for 4 hours, shred meat and cook 1 additional hour--this is what the instructions say. I cook my chicken in the crockpot with water and onion for 6-8 hours and then drain the water, shred the chicken with a fork, and add the dressing and spices about 1 hour before we're eating.


Denise January 15, 2009 at 5:20 PM  

Thanks for sharing these recipies Lara. We also made wonderful black beans and we tried a cafe rio pork too. Oh! so! Good!

jules July 14, 2009 at 8:08 AM  

I have to tell you that I used your site for my entire menu last week and my husband enjoyed the recipes so much he actually ate left overs!

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My name is Lara and while I'm definitely not a gourmet cook, I do love preparing tasty, healthy meals for my family. Finding new recipes to try and sharing the ones we've already fallen in love with is a passion I've had since college and the reason why I've started this blog! With five kids, I'm usually in a hurry, so you'll find most of these recipes kid friendly and simple to make.

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