EASY SLOW COOKER BBQ CHICKEN — Slow cooked, shredded chicken in a tangy homemade barbecue-style sauce. Perfect for sandwiches, tacos and more!
I’m always looking for easy slow cooker recipes that my whole family will enjoy and this Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken definitely fits the bill.
Yes, I’ve gone the super easy route and dumped a bottle of barbecue sauce into the slow cooker with some chicken. Sometimes life just calls for that sort of thing.
As a mom to three busy boys, I’m all for dumping dinner in the slow cooker in the morning and calling it good.
But it really doesn’t take much more effort to add the few extra ingredients that make this chicken extra special. And that little bit of extra effort makes a big difference!
And if you plan ahead, you can double the recipe and freeze enough for another meal. There’s nothing better than having something tasty prepped for those times life gets really crazy.
This is also a great meal to take to someone who just had a baby or spent time in the hospital. It’s total comfort food that is loved by both kids and adults alike.
I’ve had so many people tell me that this recipe is a family favorite, and it’s easy to see why. It easy, delicious, and always a hit whenever I serve it. I hope you and your family love it as much as we do!
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Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken
Slow cooked, shredded chicken in a tangy homemade barbecue-style sauce. Perfect for sandwiches, tacos and more!
- Prep Time: 5 min
- Cook Time: 6 hours
- Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
- Yield: 6 servings
- Category: Main Dish
- Method: Slow Cooker
- Cuisine: American
- 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons Italian dressing and seasoning mix
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Season chicken with salt and pepper, then place in a lightly greased slow cooker.
- In a medium bowl, stir together remaining ingredients and pour over chicken.
- Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
- Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks. Return shredded chicken to sauce for 10-15 minutes before serving.
Keywords: chicken, barbecue
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