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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Recipe

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This is probably the easiest recipe you will ever make in your life!
Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Recipe

Simplify your weeknight dinner routine with this easy slow-cooker barbecue chicken recipe. This versatile dish is perfect for making mouthwatering sandwiches, BBQ chicken quesadillas, or a delicious rice bowl. I make it a point to always have some frozen BBQ chicken to make my busy dinner nights easy!

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Recipe

What Do I Need To Make BBQ Chicken in the Slow Cooker?

I’m sure you already have all of these ingredients in your pantry and fridge:

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Onion
  • Brown sugar
  • Ground mustard
  • Garlic powder
  • Cayenne pepper

If you are a dark meat lover, use chicken thigh filets, and if you are feeding this to kids, do not add the cayenne pepper.

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Recipe

Is it Easy To Make Barbecue Chicken in the Slow Cooker?

This is probably the easiest recipe you will ever make in your life! Just place all ingredients in the crockpot, making sure they are all well combined and cook on high for 3 hours. Once the chicken is cooked, shred it using two forks and mix it with the sauce in the pot.

What Can I Use BBQ Chicken For?

You can make so many meals with BBQ chicken!

  1. Pulled chicken sandwiches with sliced pickles and coleslaw
  2. Barbecue chicken quesadillas.
  3. Barbecue chicken bowl with rice, pico de gallo, shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, and guacamole.
  4. Breakfast burritos with scrambled eggs and barbecue chicken.
  5. Barbecue chicken, beans, and rice burritos.
  6. Barbecue chicken pizza.

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Recipe

Other Slow Cooker Recipes For You:

  • Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl
  • Slow Cooker Poor Man’s Stew
  • Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup
  • Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
  • Three Packet Slow Cooker Roast
  • Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken Pasta

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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Recipe

This is probably the easiest recipe you will ever make in your life!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Katherine - Yummfully

Ingredients

  • 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • cup grated onion (juice included)
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce (your favorite)
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 1 tsp ground mustard

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients inside the crockpot making sure everything is well combined.
  • Cook on high for 3 hours, or on low for 5.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, shred it using two forks and mix it with the sauce.

Notes

  • Make sure the chicken breasts are well covered with the sauce before cooking them.
  • The best way to shred chicken is using two forks.

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 3g
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