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Root Beer Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

These Root Beer Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches are such an easy and delicious dinner. With only about FIVE minutes of prep time and just FOUR ingredients, this is a recipe that your family will come back to again and again.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: slow cooker bbq chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 201kcal
Author: Lisa Longley

Ingredients

  • 8 oz root beer I used Dad's
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce I used Sweet Baby Ray's original flavor
  • 1 - 1 1/2 pounds of chicken breasts
  • 1 TBSP corn starch

Instructions

  • Whisk together the root beer (after the fizzing has stopped) and the BBQ sauce.
  • Pour over the chicken in the slow cooker, making sure that some gets between the chicken and the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours.
  • At the end of the cooking time, pull out the whole chicken breasts and shred them on a cutting board. Then whisk the corn starch into the sauce in the crock pot. Return the chicken to the slow cooker and stir to make sure all of it gets completely coated with the sauce.
  • Serve on a nice pretzel bun.

Notes

Please note that the nutritional information is only for the chicken and not for the bun.

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 444mg | Potassium: 193mg | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin C: 10% | Calcium: 1% | Iron: 3%