Make an easy dinner in the slow cooker! Crockpot Spicy Pulled Chicken has just 5 ingredients and is great alone or made into pulled chicken sandwiches!
Course Main Course
Keyword chicken, crockpot, slow cooker
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 2hours
Total Time 2hours5minutes
Author Dorothy Kern
1poundboneless skinless chicken breastssee note
1large yellow onionsliced thin
18ouncesbarbecue sauceuse your favorite
12ounceschili saucesuch as Heinz
If desired, use a crockpot liner (i.e. Reynolds Slow Cooker Liners) for easy cleanup.
Slice the onions into thin wedges. Place the onions in the bottom of the crockpot liner.
Place the chicken on top of the onions.
Mix remaining ingredients in a measuring cup or bowl. Pour over chicken. Cover crockpot.
Set on HIGH for 3 hours. After 2 hours, check the chicken temperature. Once it's at 165°F it's done cooking. (May only take 2 hours; mine is usually done after 2 hours but it depends on your slow cooker.)
Alternately, cook on LOW for 5-6 hours, checking after 4 hours to check the temperature of the chicken.
Shred chicken by pulling it with two forks. Serve alone, on a bed of rice, or make sandwiches with Hawaiian or other rolls.
If you want to use more chicken, you can use up to 2 pounds. Make sure breasts are uniform in size and place in a single layer or the cooking time will be affected.