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Root Beer Slow-Cooker Chicken

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Root Beer Slow-Cooker Chicken
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 8
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We can’t get enough of this saucy, three-ingredient chicken. Try it for game day, holidays or pretty much any day that ends in “y.”
By Nicole Nared-Washington
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup root beer

Steps

  • 1
    Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Season chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper, and place inside slow cooker. Pour in barbecue sauce and root beer; spread around. Cover and cook on High heat setting 2 hours.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from slow cooker, and use two forks to shred. Place chicken back in slow cooker on Warm heat setting; simmer 30 minutes. Serve on burger buns, as desired.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For more flavor, add shredded cheese on top of your sandwiches.
  • tip 2
    Choose your favorite barbecue sauce for desired flavor.

Nutrition Information

270 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 32g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 21g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
770mg
32%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
21g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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