Crock Pot Pulled Chicken

Crock Pot Pulled Chicken

This super simple recipe for Crock Pot Pulled Chicken is one of my favorites. I suggest the low and slow method of cooking it. Give yourself that full eight hours.
Course crock pot, Dinner
Cuisine BBQ, Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes


  • 2.5-3 pounds boneless chicken breasts
  • 16 onces Sweet Baby Ray BBQ Sauce or favorite BBQ Sauce
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4-8 rolls or hamburger buns optional


  1. Pour half the bottle BBQ sauce into the bottom of the crock pot.
  2. Add the boneless chicken breasts.
  3. Pour the remaining bbq sauce over the chicken.
  4. Add seasonings and brown sugar..
  5. Mix to cover all the chicken.
  6. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  7. When the chicken is done cooking remove and reserve about a cup of the bbq sauce.

  8. Use a fork to pull the chicken apart and stir the pulled chicken and bbq sauce together in the crock pot.

  9. Serve on buns (optional) with a side of coleslaw and a pasta salad

  10. Serve the reserved bbq sauce on the side.

Recipe Notes

This Easy Crock Pot Pulled Chicken recipe will cook in 4 hours on a high setting or 8 hours on a low setting in your crock pot.

Jeremy Saylor

30-year-old nerd from Pittsburgh who's creating a better internet in Charlotte, NC.