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Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours


10 servings

I love to use my slow cooker. In fact, I have three of them in various sizes! These saucy chicken sandwiches are real crowd pleasers.—Lynn Ireland, Lebanon, Wisconsin


  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 kaiser rolls, split


  1. Place chicken in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, onion, water, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, garlic, bay leaf and seasonings. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours or until tender.
  2. Discard bay leaf. Remove chicken; shred with two forks and return to slow cooker. Heat through. Serve on rolls.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 402 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 845mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein.

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