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Slow Cooker Peach BBQ Chicken

The Peach BBQ Sauce recipe makes about 3 cups of sauce so you’ll have plenty left over for another recipe. The sauce takes just 15 minutes to prepare and once it’s made, you just have to toss it in the slow cooker with a few chicken breasts and you’re just 6 easy hours from a satisfying, family-friendly meal.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Slow Cooker, Paleo, Whole30

Ingredients

Peach BBQ Sauce

Chicken:

  • 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 cup Peach BBQ Sauce

Slaw

Instructions

  1. Place pitted dates in a blender or food processor. Cover with boiling water and set aside for 5 minutes to allow dates to soften.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt ghee and saute onions 7-8 minutes or until translucent and soft. Add garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. Transfer onion and garlic mixture to blender with the dates.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired.
  5. Place chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  6. Pour 1 cup BBQ sauce over chicken. Stir to coat chicken then cover with lid and cook on LOW heat for 5-6 hours or until cooked through.
  7. Allow chicken to cool slightly before shredding with 2 forks right in the slow cooker. Toss to combine and transfer to serving dish.
  8. Combine all slaw ingredients in a medium bowl and toss well to coat. Serve with shredded chicken.
  9. Store leftover sauce in a glass jar with lid in the fridge for up to 2 weeks (or freeze for longer storage).

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Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/8 recipe
  • Calories: 225
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 389mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 30g