Rating: 4 stars
19 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 2
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  • 1 star values: 3

You already love pulled chicken, so why not try it in a slow cooker? Make this for a fun, tasty meal the entire family will want. Savor this tender, melt-in-your-mouth chicken sandwich with ketchup-based sauce for lunch or dinner. This is one of our easiest crock pot recipes.

Recipe by Oxmoor House September 2012


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place onion a 4-quart oval electric slow cooker. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of chicken, and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Place chicken in a single layer on top of onion. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken.

  • Combine ketchup and next 7 ingredients (through hot sauce); pour over chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours until chicken is tender and sauce is thick.

  • Remove chicken from slow cooker. Shred chicken with 2 forks, and stir into sauce. Spoon 3/4 cup chicken mixture onto bottom of each bun; cover with bun tops.

Chef's Notes

Top this with some colorful tangy cole slaw, cheese, pickles, salsa, or even try a grilled pineapple ring for a unique twist. Serve with a side of chips, fries, greens, corn, or even a nice heirloom tomato salad.


Cooking Light Slow Cooker Tonight

Nutrition Facts

271 calories; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 27g; carbohydrates 33.6g; fiber 3.6g; cholesterol 58mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 613mg; calcium 76mg.