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3-Ingredient Sweet and Spicy Pulled Chicken

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3-Ingredient Sweet and Spicy Pulled Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 50 min
  • Servings 8
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We have three words for this three-ingredient chicken recipe: instant crowd pleaser. Serve it on its own, piled high as a sandwich or any other way you can think of. It seriously couldn’t be any easier.
Updated Jan 31, 2017

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, trimmed
  • 1 bottle (12 oz) Annie's™ Naturals organic sweet & spicy BBQ sauce
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In slow cooker, mix chicken, 1/4 cup of the BBQ sauce and the mustard. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 1/2 to 4 hours or until chicken easily shreds with fork.
  • 3
    Remove chicken to medium bowl; discard cooking liquid. Use 2 forks to shred chicken, and return to slow cooker. Add remaining BBQ sauce, and stir. Cover; cook on High heat setting 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Serve on a bun with pickles or over rice.
  • tip 2
    To reduce fat in slow cooker, trim chicken thighs of excess fat before adding.

Nutrition Information

230 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 29g Protein, 13g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
10g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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