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Barbeque Chicken in the Snow

We love Barbeque Chicken especially when it’s cooked outdoors on the grill, but when the weather is not conducive to firing up the backyard grill the Crock Pot is the next best thing.

when you can't cook outside on the grill

 

Cooking in a Crock Pot is not only quick and easy, it is also very convenient especially when you are snowed in as we were last weekend.  Chicken is by far my favorite meat to cook in a slow cooker simply because we do not eat a lot of red meat.  I always tease my family, telling them that we eat so much chicken and turkey that I’m surprised that we haven’t sprouted feathers!

Slow Cooked BBQ Chicken

 

This 4 ingredient Crock Pot meal is not only one of my favorites but is also a standby because the ingredients are always in the freezer and pantry.  Stopping at Shoprite a few hours before the forecasted #2016Blizzard I picked up these All Natural Pre-Cut Diced Chicken Thighs and decided to give them a try. 

Slow Cooked BBQ Chicken

 

Added to the Crock Pot with 4 cups of frozen onions and peppers, a bottle of BBQ Sauce and a little seasoning made for a perfect Sunday meal which was served over Organic Brown Rice with a side of sautéed Kale.

how to slow cook chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs diced skinless chicken thighs, breasts or tenderloins
  • 4 cups of frozen mixed onions and peppers
  • 1/2 tsp seasoning, I chose Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning
  • 18 oz bottle of Barbecue Sauce
  • Cooking Spray to coat inside of Crock Pot

using cooking spray instead of liners

Make sure to coat the inside of the Crock Pot with Cooking Spray to keep the sauce from sticking.  You can if you prefer, use a Crock Pot liner but personally I don’t like cooking food inside of plastics. 

how to cook frozen diced chicken thighs

Add diced chicken, top with seasoning and frozen onions and peppers.  Pour in entire bottle of Barbecue Sauce then add a little water to the empty bottle, shake and pour over chicken, seasoning and veggies.  Adding a bit of water will provide more liquid and you won’t waste the remaining sauce that sticks to the inside of the bottle.

Sylvia's Soul Seasoning Hanover's frozen veggies Honey BBQ Sauce

Cover and set Crock Pot to low and cook for 4 hours or on high to cook 2 hours.

slow cook bbq chicken on low for 4 hours

Stir before serving over rice then enjoy!

 

If you can’t grill it, like our friends here did, slow cook it! 

Friends grillin in the #2016Blizzard

What is your favorite way to Barbecue Chicken when the weather doesn’t cooperate?


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