Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken
  • 1-2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs (about ¼ - ⅓ lb per person; can also use bone-in chicken drumsticks, about 2 drumsticks per person)
  • 1 red or yellow onion, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2-6 oz cans tomato paste (use no sugar added)
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 TBSP apple cider vinegar
  • 1 TBSP aged balsamic vinegar
  • 2 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 TBSP honey
  • Hot sauce to taste-use a few splashes for milder sauce, or up to several tablespoons for hotter sauce
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  1. Put all ingredients except chicken into slow cooker and stir well until mixed.
  2. Mix in chicken pieces and cook for 6-7 hours on low for drumsticks or thighs and 7-8 hours on low for chicken breasts.
  3. If desired, pull chicken apart and serve as sandwiches on sprouted grain rolls.