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Does it get much easier than this summer crockpot recipe? 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. This is a stress-free and tasty meal of which the whole family will want seconds. 

Recipe by MyRecipes June 2011


Credit: Kate Mathis; Styling: Paul Grimes

Recipe Summary

5 mins
6 hrs
6 hrs 5 mins
Serves 8


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

Chef's Notes

Put leftovers from this recipe in soups or stews, tacos or sandwiches. Stuff it into a sweet potato, or throw it on top of a salad.

Nutrition Facts

166 calories; fat 3g; saturated fat 1g; protein 17g; carbohydrates 15g; cholesterol 47mg; sodium 463mg.