Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken or Pork

Simple Cooking with Heart brings you this American recipe for barbecue meat that is delicious, heart healthy, and versatile! Use it on whole wheat buns for sandwiches, or served with a side of no salt added pinto beans or Asian Cole Slaw.

Nutrition Facts

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken or Pork


125 Per Serving


17g Per Serving


2g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

Calories 125
Total Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 130 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 5.3 g
Added Sugars 2 g
Protein 17 g


Servings  6  

Barbecue Sauce

  • 14.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar (optional or flavor with a no calorie sweetener)
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. Black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika

Chicken or Pork

  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast or tenderloins (pork loin, tenderloin or center loin), all visible fat discarded
  • 1 cup water


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Barbecue Sauce

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a medium bowl.

Chicken or Pork

  1. Place chicken or pork in slow cooker, pour water and Barbeque Sauce (recipe below) over meat.
  2. Cover and cook over low setting for 8-10 hours, or over high setting for 3-4 hours. Chicken may break apart easily with fork once cooked.