Sometimes you just have to use your good old fashioned crockpot to get a recipe just right. I love being gone all day and coming home to the smell of a home cooked meal. This one is perfect for those who want a BBQ inspired dish without having to actually barbecue.
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I’ve said it before and I’ll keep saying it, chicken thighs have so much more flavor than chicken breasts. Can you make this with chicken breasts? Sure. I don’t recommend it though.
How adorable is this crockpot!? I’m tempted to buy it but I already have 2! How many crockpots is too many? Asking for a friend….
This is great on a bun or some traditional bread. Coleslaw would make it even better, I just didn’t happen to have any when I made it last.
As always you’ll find the macros for this chicken below and in MyFitnessPal! Just search Stay Fit Mom, followed by the recipe name. I hope you love it!
- 3 pounds boneless, skinless thighs (i usually use frozen)
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 15 oz can tomato sauce
- 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
- 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
- Add chicken thighs to your slow cooker. Sprinkle with salt, paprika, garlic powder, and black pepper. Top with onion slices and garlic.
- In a mixing bowl, add tomato sauce, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, and liquid smoke and stir to combine. Pour over chicken in the slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 5-7 hours, or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.
- Remove chicken to smaller mixing bowl or kitchen aid and shred. Once shredded add back in 1 cups of the sauce/juices and toss well. Serve on bread, a roll, or by itself.
Crockpot BBQ Pulled Chicken
Amount Per Serving:
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 5.8||7.7%|
|Total Carbohydrate 3.3||1%|
|Vitamin A||Vitamin C|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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