Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwich

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You'll want to have BBQs all year round with this super easy slow cooker recipe!

Very easy

7 minutes

Prep time

2 hours

Cook time

790 cal.

Per serving


Slow cooker, Knife


Yellow onion

Step 1

Halve & peel the onion.

Barbecue sauce

Step 2

In the slow cooker pot, add bbq sauce & 2 tbsp water. Use a grater to grate the onion into the pot. Stir to combine.

Chicken breast

Step 3

Add in the chicken breasts. Season generously with salt & pepper. Stir to combine & coat the chicken with the sauce.

Step 4

Cover & cook on HIGH for 2 hrs or LOW for 4 hrs.

Coleslaw mix
Coleslaw dressing

Step 5

In a large bowl, combine coleslaw mix & coleslaw dressing. Refrigerate until serving.

Step 6

After 2 hrs, uncover & transfer the cooked chicken to a plate. Reserve the sauce in the pot. Carefully shred the chicken using two forks.

Step 7

In a bowl, combine a 1/2 cup of reserved sauce with shredded chicken. Adding more sauce as needed.

Burger bun
Pickles (dill)

Step 8

On a toasted bun, add shredded BBQ chicken, coleslaw & pickles (optional). Enjoy!

Recipe tipMarcy

Try making BBQ sauce from scratch! Search "Homemade BBQ Sauce" in the app to learn how!

- Marcy, Food Editor

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy790 cal.
Fat17 g
Carbohydrates102 g
Protein52 g
Fiber11 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwich" contains 790 Energy, 17 g of Fat, 102 g of Carbohydrates, 52 g of Protein, 11 g of Fiber.

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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwich