Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue


This pulled chicken crockpot dinner uses a slow cooker to prepare this great twist on basic barbecue chicken. Throw the chicken breasts in frozen, and serve with baked potatoes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 10 mins
high angle shot of shredded slow cooker chicken

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  • 6 frozen skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle barbeque sauce

  • ½ cup Italian salad dressing

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


  1. Place chicken in the slow cooker.

    overhead shot of raw chicken breasts in slow cooker

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  2. Mix barbecue sauce, Italian salad dressing, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl;

    overhead shot of bbq sauce mixture in bowl

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  3. Pour barbecue sauce mixture over chicken.

    overhead shot of chicken breasts with sauce in slow cooker

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  4. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours or on High for 3 to 4 hours. Shred to serve.

    overhead shot of cooked chicken breasts with sauce in slow cooker

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

300 Calories
8g Fat
32g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 300
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 1058mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 331mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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