BBQ chicken

Crock-Pot Shredded Barbecue Chicken Recipe

Looking for a delicious barbecue chicken recipe? This is an easy crock pot chicken recipe that will leave your family asking for more. Set the crock pot in the morning and have dinner ready by evening. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 205kcal


  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 bottle BBQ sauce


  • In a small bowl, combine the salt, mustard powder, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, black pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Stir to mix and set aside.
  • Place the chicken breasts in the greased bowl of your slow cooker.
  • Cover each chicken breast liberally with the seasoning mix.
  • Cook the chicken breasts on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • When chicken is cooked through, remove it from the slow cooker and shed it using two forks.
  • Place the chicken back in the slow cooker and cover with BBQ sauce.
  • Replace the lid and allow to heat for 10 more minutes before serving.


Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 273mg | Potassium: 579mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg