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Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Chicken

With just a handful of ingredients, this Slow Cooker Barbecue Pulled Chicken is packed with flavors. Serve pulled chicken on a biscuit or your favorite rolls topped with cheese and pickles for a quick and easy dinner the entire family will love.
Course Main Course, slow cooker
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue pulled chicken, bbq pulled chicken, pulled chicken, slow cooker barbecue pulled chicken, slow cooker pulled chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 5
Calories 376kcal
Author Lauren



  • In the slow cooker, whisk together the barbecue sauce, Italian dressing, sugar and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Add the chicken into the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4 1/2 to 5 hours. Remove the chicken to a cutting board.
  • In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and chicken broth. Stir it into the sauce in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on high until the sauce is thickened and heated through about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, use two forks to shred the chicken.
  • Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker and stir.
  • Add additional barbecue sauce if more sauce is needed or desired.
  • Cover and continue cooking on low for 45 minutes.


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 1010mg | Potassium: 856mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 191IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg