Crockpot Shredded BBQ Chicken
I took our BBQ Crock pot pork recipe and turned it into Crockpot Shredded BBQ Chicken. This is a super easy recipe and a great way to stretch your dollar by shredding the chicken and serving it on a bun. I was able to turn 3 chicken breasts into enough to feed my family for 2 nights! You can also use this recipe when you are feeding a large crowd. The chicken goes further and tastes great on a bun.
Crockpot Shredded BBQ Chicken
Crockpot Shredded BBQ ChickenPrint Recipe
- 3-4 Boneless Chicken Breasts
- Bottle of BBQ sauce
- Cover completely with your favorite BBQ sauce
- Cook on Low for 6-8 hours or High for 4 hours.
- Simply place your chicken breasts into the slow cooker and add your BBQ sauce.
- Be sure that you cover completely.
- Place the lid on the slow cooker and good for 6-8 hours on low heat or 4 hours on high heat.
- After cooked use two forks to shred the chicken and cook for an additional 1/2 hour.
- This recipe can be made with pork. We usually use Boneless Pork Loins.
- This recipe can be used with beef loin. Make sure you check on beef to be cooked thoroughly.
Easy-Freeze Slow Cooker Directions:
Add chicken and BBQ sauce into a zip-loc freezer bag and freeze. When ready to cook thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Place into the slow cooker in the morning and cook on low for 6-8 hours or 4 hours on high.
Slow Cooker Recipes
Crockpot Barbecue Beef Sandwiches
Crockpot Black Bean, Corn & Chicken Chili
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches
Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken & White Bean Soup
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I use a recipe similar to this only it uses Diet Coke and ketchup. 🙂
I'm am putting this on my dinner list. I am always looking for new recipes!
If Diet Coke is heated above 86 degrees, the wood alcohol in the aspartame turns into formaldehyde and then formic acid 🙁 Maybe regular coke would be safer? Not sure.
I would not use Diet Coke either.
You can also make this with a jar of free chi chi’s salsa for a mexican burrito night! Sometimes I add the shredded chicken into a taco bake!
A good BBQ sauce that I use for little smokies and have used with shredded beef/chicken is simple and can be used in a crockpot…about 1 1/2 C of Heinz Ketchup, 1/2 C of Smuckers Grape jelly and for a little kick, add a cpl or a few dashes of franks hot sauce ot tobasco. I dont measure, i just do the taste test while making the sauce. Enjoy!
I wonder how turkey breast would do? Has anyone tried it before?
Just got done making this using my free bottle of Country Bobs All Purpose Sauce. Shredded chicken sandwiches with sweet potato fries for dinner thursday.
I have a family of 8 6 of us being teenagers/adults. How many does this recipe feed?
I would estimate 1-2 chicken breasts per teen/adult and 1/2 for younger kids, so just adjust the number of chicken breasts to meet your needs.
I’ve made this with chicken and pork both are equally delicious!
This is so EASY!
This looks good!
Yummy. I make mine like this all the time, sweet baby rays is a great sauce
I love that your recipes are so simple. I will be taking a few of them with me to Orlando for a church convention next weekend. Can’t wait to try them!
This recipe turned out really good! I used a different (locally made) BBQ Sauce. The chicken shreds easily and is delicious!
This is not Keto
Yes, it is. When you use a Keto approved brand of BBQ sauce!