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Cafe Rio Chicken Recipe

Lil' Luna
Copycat Cafe Rio Shredded Chicken - a simple and delicious chicken recipe that is perfect for salads, burritos, quesadillas and tacos!
5 from 30 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 461 kcal


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 3 tbsp dry ranch dressing mix
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Spray inside of crockpot with cooking spray. Add chicken to slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl combine Italian dressing, minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, ranch dressing and water. Pour over chicken and cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours, or LOW for 5-6.
  • Remove chicken from crockpot and shred. Add chicken back to juices and serve with salad/burritos/tacos. ENJOY!


Calories: 461kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 48gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 148mgSodium: 989mgPotassium: 921mgSugar: 6gVitamin A: 385IUVitamin C: 3.8mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 1.7mg
Keyword Cafe Rio Shredded Chicken
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