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Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Suzanne Elizabeth Mastaw

"Use your slow cooker to prepare this great twist on basic barbecue chicken. Throw the chicken breasts in frozen, and serve with baked potatoes."
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4 h 10 m servings 300 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.4g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 1058 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place chicken in a slow cooker. In a bowl, mix the barbecue sauce, Italian salad dressing, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over the chicken.
  2. Cover, and cook 3 to 4 hours on High or 6 to 8 hours on Low.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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7/27/06 My girlfriend made this, then called me up saying it did not turn out like mine, after going through the recipe, I asked her what BBQ sauce she used. She bought Kraft on sale for .77 c...

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The recipe has potential, but the time is off. I cooked it on low for 8 hours, and the sauce was burned and the chicken was all dried out. If the time was lessened, I think it would cook well, b...

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7/27/06 My girlfriend made this, then called me up saying it did not turn out like mine, after going through the recipe, I asked her what BBQ sauce she used. She bought Kraft on sale for .77 c...

I too used fresh chicken breasts and cooked them on high for 3 hours. I then shredded the chicken and cooked on low for 1 more hour. (Note: I only used 3 chicken breasts) I followed the recipe...

I love this sauce! The only change I made was to add about 1/2 cup of diced onion and 1 teaspoon of liquid smoke. I used Sweet Baby Ray's Honey barbecue sauce and the sauce was perfect. The c...

This recipe is awesome! It was a huge hit with my family. I thought the Italian Dressing/BBQ sauce combo was a little strage, but it turned out delicious! The next day, I put the leftover chic...

I read in "Start a Tradition: Slow Cooker Sunday!" a article on all recipes that. "No frozen meats. Always defrost meats and poultry before placing them in a slow cooker."Other than that little ...

I added about 4 cloves of minced garlic & half a diced onion... my breasts weren't frozen so I only cooked on low for about 4 hours. Then I removed the chicken & shredded it, adding it back to t...

Outstanding recipe! Added 3 cloves of minced garlic, one tbs of liquid smoke and Sweet Baby Ray's Hickory and Brown Sugar BBQ sauce! To avoid the wateriness of this dish that other reviewers h...

YUMMERS! I used Jack Daniels original BBQ sauce, added an onion, sliced, only used 3 large chicken breasts, and per the other reviewers, added some flour about an hour or more before the end of ...

I made this last Monday and it came out nice if a bit watery. Next time I will only add half a bottle of BBQ sauce to the crockpot, then add the remainder after I shred it as some other reviewer...