Slow Cooker Root Beer Chicken
Tender chicken thighs cooked with barbecue sauce and root beer. A great choice instead of grilling
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
- 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs well trimmed of fat
- 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp. onion powder
- 1.5 cups barbecue sauce I use Sweet Baby Rays Original
- 12 oz. can Root Beer I use A & W
- 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
Add the chicken to the slow cooker.
Sprinkle over the oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne over the chicken
Pour over the barbecue sauce,
Pour over the root beer.
Cover and cook on low for 7 hours.
Shred chicken with 2 forks and serve over buns or rice.
Recommended Slow Cooker Size: 3 quart or larger
If you want to use a whole chicken in this recipe, cook for 8 hours on low. Chicken wings 5-6 hours on low. All other cuts should do fine with the 7 hour cook time.
Nutritional values are approximate. If you require a special diet, please use your own calculations. Values below are for 1/8 of the recipes.
Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 657mg | Potassium: 402mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.3mg