Slow-Cooker Barbecue Chicken

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Photo: Kate Mathis; Styling: Paul Grimes
Recipe from All You

Slow-cook chicken breasts in a mixture of bottled barbecue sauce, Italian dressing, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce for a tender, sweet, and tangy barbecue chicken that’s great on a bun or even over a baked potato.

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth

Preparation

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  1. 1. Put chicken in slow cooker. In a bowl, combine barbecue sauce, dressing, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours.
  2. 2. Remove chicken to a cutting board and shred with 2 forks. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and chicken broth. Stir into sauce in slow cooker, cover and cook until sauce is thickened and heated through, 5 to 10 minutes. Return chicken to cooker, stir, cover and continue cooking on low for 45 minutes. Serve chicken on whole-grain buns, over brown rice or with baked potatoes if you like.

June 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 166
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 17g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 47mg
  • Sodium: 463mg