June 28, 2011

All You Slow-Cooker Barbecue Chicken

Weeknight meals in my house can turn into chaos relatively easily. Either my two-year-old has a melt down or my five-year-old destroys half the living room, making dinner run an hour late. Even when dinner is running on time, in the summer my kitchen turns into a sauna, making cooking less than pleasant in the 90 degree heat. I love finding slow-cooker recipes, that are quick and easy for hot, chaotic weeknight meals. Recently, All You magazine had a recipe for slow-cooker barbecue chicken that looked easy and delicious.

With only eight ingredients this recipe is extremely easy to prep in the slow-cooker.  With no vegetables to prepare, this recipe takes less than five minutes to get together and start. The remainder of the six hours is done completely in the slow-cooker. I followed this recipe as states, with one modification. I topped my pulled chicken with the Napa cabbage slaw from a previous fish taco recipe found here.

This recipe turned out well. The addition of the slaw was excellent and made for a nice texture. For a chicken breast recipe the meat turned out very tender and delicious, similar to pulled pork. I like that few ingredients are used and there is basically no prep, which is perfect during a busy weeknight dinner.

For the link go to All You Slow-Cooker Barbecue Chicken.


  1. What a great idea! The recipe couldn't get any easier and the addition of the nappa slaw is brilliant - totally up my family's ally. Thanks for posting this...and giving me some ammunition to get a slow cooker :)

  2. This sounds so delicious!
    I love BBQ and am always on the lookout for new recipes.

  3. @momiocrity The slaw is really delicious, it goes great with a number of dishes. It's my husbands favorite new thing :)

    @karen we love BBQ in our house too!


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