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Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken |

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

  • Author: Sara Haas
  • Total Time: 4-8 hours
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Let’s make your life easier! This Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken is good no matter how you serve it. See, easy! πŸ™‚


  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • Β½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ΒΌ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast (and thighs)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar


  1. Combine the brown sugar through orange juice together in a small bowl.Β 
  2. Place the chicken in a slow cooker. Add the spice mixture and rub all over chicken. Cover with a lid and cook on LOW for 8 hours, or on HIGH for 4 hours.
  3. Transfer liquid in slow cooker to a small sauce pot and set over medium heat. Cook until reduced by half, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile shred the chicken inside the slow cooker using 2 forks. Add reduced sauce back to the slow cooker along with the apple cider vinegar and stir to combine.Β 
  4. Enjoy on whole grain buns as a sandwich, in tortillas for a quesadilla, on top of a salad or stirred into a soup! So many ways to enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4-8 hours
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker

Keywords: slow cooker, chicken, pulled chicken

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