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Slow cooker barbecue chicken

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Simple but delicious

Busy weeknights are not the time to wonder "what's for dinner?" This delicious slow cooker barbecue chicken is just the answer. Full of flavor and easy to make!

Simple but delicious

After a long day at work you don't want to come home and not know what to make for dinner. This simple slow cooker recipe will make your dinnertime rush easy and delicious! Plus the recipe can be easily doubled if you need to feed a crowd!

Slow cooker barbecue chicken recipe

Serves 4-6


  • 4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. Lay chicken across the bottom of a 6-quart oval slow cooker.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl whisk together barbecue sauce, vinegar, brown sugar and optional red pepper flakes. Pour sauce over chicken.
  3. Cook on low for 4-6 hours until the chicken is tender and cooked through.

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