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Best Ever BBQ Pulled Chicken Slow Cooker Sandwich

You are going to love this tender, flavorful, and super easy to make pulled chicken slow cooker. WE love this bbq pulled chicken slow cooker as it is a dump it in the crock pot and forget it meal that is super yummy and great for company! This shredded chicken sandwich is perfect for a busy day or large gathering!

Best Ever BBQ Chicken Sandwiches - this super tender, flavorful and delicious chicken recipe is my go to for any large gathering or Sunday afternoon. It is so EASY and perfect every time. Just dump everything in your Crockpot or Instapot and your will have a yummy lunch or dinner recipe in not time.

Shredded chicken sandwich recipe

I love my crockpot! For busy Mom’s like me there is nothing like throwing everything in it and then at the end of the day (when I’m out of energy) dinner is ready. Love it! ¬†Here is one of my families favorite Crockpot Recipes, great for a busy day or for a big family gathering. This¬†shredded chicken sandwich is easy and so satisfying! We LOVE to make these¬†shredded chicken sandwich recipe for parties or when we are having a lot of company. And nothings says comfort food like¬†bbq pulled chicken slow cooker. Yum!¬† It is so easy to throw it all in the¬†Crockpot¬†and then 4-6 hours you have a delicious pull part beefy sandwich!

yummy, easy chicken recipe

Shredded chicken sandwiches

Put 2 pounds of cut, trimmed chicken breast in your crock pot (or instapot)

top with crushed tomatoes, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, and vinegar

Pulled chicken slow cooker

Top chicken with 28 oz can crushed tomatoes, 1/2 cup vinegar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 large onion, chopped, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, bbq sauce, and 1 Tablespoon brown sugar (or sweetener of choice).

add cilantro

Shredded chicken sandwich ideas

Add 1/4 cup chopped cilantro if you like.

Other alternatives to make this dish special and unique are 1/2 cup crushed pineapple or 2 Tablespoons liquid smoke, or 2-3 chopped jalapenos.

Mouth watering bbq pulled chicken perfect for company or an easy dinner recipe

Shredded chicken sandwich recipes

Cook on high for 2-4 hours, low for 6-8 hours. Alternatively, put in your instapot for 20 minutes and let is depressurize naturally for 10 minutes.

Shred this super tender, fall apart chicken with forks.

quick, easy and delicious bbq chicken

Healthy shredded chicken sandwich recipes

Serve on a bun by itself or with coleslaw.

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Shredded chicken sandwich

This is the best sandwich recipe¬†you’ll taste. It is so flavorful, moist, and deliciously BBQ.

This is the best meal to fix and forget about for a party, company, or Sunday lunch.

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Best Ever BBQ Chicken Sandwiches
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Best Ever BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

You are going to love this tender, flavorful, and super easy to make BBQ Chicken recipe you can easily make in a crockpot or instapot. Perfect for a busy day or large gathering!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: barbecue, bbq, company, potluck, sandwich
Author: Beth Gorden


  • 2 pounds chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspooon salt
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup bar-b-que sauce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar (or sweetener of choice)
  • 8-10 hamburger buns


  • Throw all the ingredients in your crockpot and cook on high 2-4 hours or low 6-8 hours. Alternatively, you can throw everything in your Instapot and cook for 20 minutes, allow to depressurize naturally for 10 minutes.
  • Use a fork to pull apart, it will be so tender! Serve on buns with chips, coleslaw, carrot sticks, etc.

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - and

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