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Slow Cooker Shredded BBQ Chicken

If you’re looking for a simple dinner that is sure to please everyone around the table, try Slow Cooker Shredded BBQ Chicken! This easy recipe is just as mouth-watering as the pulled meats you can get at a local BBQ restaurant.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 166kcal


  • Slow Cooker



  • Add all ingredients to slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6
  • Remove chicken and shred using forks
  • Add additional BBQ sauce as desired for serving


  • Storage - Keep in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months - perfect for extra meal prep!
  • Best Way To Reheat Leftovers - Microwave your leftover chicken in 30-second increments. If reheating from frozen, be sure to allow time to defrost slowly.
  • Shredding - Cooked chicken will shred best when still warm.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 319mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg