Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

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Making slow cooker bbq chicken is great for meal prep. Crockpot shredded chicken goes great in sandwiches, wraps, on salads, and more!

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One of the best things about making this slow cooker bbq chicken is that you can prep it in advance. Then it just needs reheated to include in sandwiches, wraps, on salads, or eaten with crackers or veggies!

A view of the finished crockpot bbq chicken on a roll ready to be eaten.

This is a great recipe if you like a no muss, no fuss approach to bbq chicken. It’s a simple recipe that is delicious and indulgent. You don’t need to slave over the oven or a smoker all day long in order to enjoy amazing bbq flavors!

Here’s what you’ll need to make slow cooker BBQ chicken:

Making this recipe is super easy. It requires nothing special or fancy. The magic just happens in the Crockpot when these simple ingredients come together!

A close up view of the finished chicken ready to be enjoyed.

You’ll need boneless chicken breasts, bbq sauce, onions, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar.

Just a handful of simple ingredients that you can keep on hand in the pantry and freezer so this easy meal can be thrown together whenever you are in a pinch and need an easy dinner recipe!

Pin showing the finished recipe with the title in the middle as well.

How to make slow cooker bbq chicken:

Step 1: In a small bowl, combine the BBQ sauce, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. 

Steps 2-3: Pour Step 1 mixture into the slow cooker. Add the chicken breasts and coat both sides. Cover slow cooker and cook on low heat for 6-7 hours or high for 3-4 hours.

Slow cooker bbq chicken ready to be enjoyed on sandwiches, wraps, and more.

Steps 4-5: Remove chicken from the slow cooker and move to a cutting board and shred using two forks. Place chicken back in the slow cooker to coat in the sauce. Serve immediately.

Looking for other delicious Crockpot chicken recipes?

I love making chicken in the slow cooker. Just like this slow cooker bbq chicken, everything comes out juicy, tender, and perfectly cooked!

Try out this nacho chicken casserole, it’s super cheesy and indulgent. Another super indulgent recipe that the whole family loves is this great chicken and dumplings!

Here we see the sandwiches ready to be enjoyed.

I also really love to make chicken pot pie. It’s an easy dinner recipe that is total comfort food!

Slow cooker bbq chicken ready to be enjoyed on sandwiches, wraps, and more.

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

Making slow cooker bbq chicken is great for meal prep. Crockpot shredded chicken goes great in sandwiches, wraps, on salads, and more!

Ingredients

  • 5 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the BBQ sauce, olive oil, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar.
  2. Pour Step 1 mixture into the slow cooker. Add the chicken breasts and coat both sides. Cover slow cooker and cook on low heat for 6-7 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from the slow cooker and move to a cutting board and shred using two forks. Place chicken back in the slow cooker to coat in the sauce. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 360Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 85mgSodium 1070mgCarbohydrates 42gFiber 1gSugar 34gProtein 32g

These recipes are calculated as a courtesy. They are not intended as medical advice or guaranteed accurate. Please do your own calculations if necessary.

A close up of the slow cooker bbq chicken on buns ready to be enjoyed.

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