Zesty Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken

Two of my favorite things are slow cookers and barbecue sauce. When I found this recipe I knew I had to try it! It smelled so good the whole day cooking and tasted even better! This is super easy to make and now is my new favorite!

Serves: 12

Zesty Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken

10 minPrep Time

4 hrCook Time

4 hr, 10 Total Time

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  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce (I used Famous Dave's Zesty BBQ sauce)
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dozen rolls


  1. Place chicken breasts in the slow cooker.
  2. In a bowl mix together the barbecue sauce, Italian dressing, brown sugar, and worcestershire sauce. Pour over the chicken.
  3. Cover and cook 3-4 hours on high or 6-7 hours on low.
  4. Shred chicken and place back in slow cooker until ready to serve.
  5. Serve on rolls.



1410 cal


43 g


87 g


161 g
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Recipe adapted from Allrecipes
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23 Responses to “Zesty Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken”

  1. I am confused how you got only 4 WW points for this... I put it in WW recipe builder using exactly the ingredients you gave and for 8 servings it is 8 points per serving. That's double the points and would make a big difference for someone trying to strictly stay within their points.

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