These pulled chicken sandwiches look so tasty! You can make the chicken mixture in the crock pot. This would be good to feed a crowd!

Creamy Pulled Chicken Sandwiches in the Crock Pot

These crock pot pulled chicken sandwiches are a family favorite. With a dash of hot sauce and plenty of cream cheese, they're creamy but have a kick!

Course Main Course


  • 3 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 small tomatoes diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 + Tbsp hot sauce, or to taste
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • hamburger or deli buns


  1. Place chicken breasts, broth, and salt in the crock pot. Turn on high and cook for 4 hours.

  2. When the chicken is fully cooked, remove to a plate and shred with a fork. Pour off liquid into a bowl or measuring cup.

  3. Return shredded chicken to the crock pot. Add back 1/2 cup of liquid. (Use the remaining liquid for soup, rice, or another recipe.)

  4. Stir in diced tomatoes, cumin, paprika, chili powder, and hot sauce. Chop up cream cheese into large chunks and add to crock pot.

  5. Keep crock pot on high for half an hour, or until cream cheese is melted and chicken is hot. Stir in shredded cheddar cheese. Serve on toasted buns with pickles or additional hot sauce.

Recipe Notes

Real Salt is our favourite salt to use in our kitchen!