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Shredded mississippi chicken in a white bowl served over mashed potatoes
Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
 

This Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken recipe is the ultimate comfort food made with only 5 ingredients! The perfect easy, dump-and-go recipe.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mississippi chicken, slow cooker mississippi chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 374 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1 oz ranch seasoning packet
  • 1 au jus gravy packet
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 8-10 pepperonici peppers
  • ½ cup pepperoncini pepper juices
Instructions
  1. Add the thawed or frozen chicken breasts to the bottom of the slow cooker. Add the pepperoncini juice.

  2. Sprinkle the ranch seasoning packetand au jus packet on top of the chicken breasts.

  3. Top with pepperoncini peppers and unsalted butter.

  4. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

  5. Once the chicken is tender, shred the chicken breasts with two forks.

  6. Serve alone, on sandwiches, or on top of mashed potatoes.

Recipe Notes

Using frozen chicken breasts:

  • Follow directions as directed with the same amount of time. 

Using chicken thighs:

  • Cut the butter in half because the chicken thighs have more fat than chicken breasts.

Nutrition information:

Nutrition information is calculated with the Mississippi chicken only. 

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 374 Calories from Fat 132
% Daily Value*
Fat 14.7g23%
Saturated Fat 6.3g39%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3g
Cholesterol 172.7mg58%
Sodium 1946.5mg85%
Carbohydrates 7.1g2%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Protein 48.4g97%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.