Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken or Pork

Updated:Apr 16,2014

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken or Pork

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken or Pork



6 servings

About $1.37 per serving

Chicken or Pork
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast or tenderloins, visible fat removed
1 pound pork loin, tenderloin or center loin, visible fat removed
1 cup water
  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.
Barbeque Sauce
1 14.5 ounce can no salt added tomato sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar (optional or flavor with a no calorie sweetener)
½ cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon paprika
  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a medium bowl.
This barbeque meat 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.

Per serving: 
Calories125 134
Total Fat2.5 g 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g 1.0 g
Cholesterol48 mg 43 mg
Sodium130 mg 84 mg
Carbohydrates8 g 8 g
Fiber2 g 2 g
Sugars2 g 2 g
Protein17 g 19 g
Potassium548 mg 570 mg
Calcium23 mg 23 mg

Leftover ingredients?  Use them in these recipes!
Cider Vinegar
BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Homemade Potato Chips
Crockpot Lean BBQ Beef with Homemade Sauce and Sweet Potato Salad
Crockpot Pulled Orange Chicken Tacos with Pickled Vegetables
Meatloaf with Black-Eyed Peas
Pan-Fried Pork Chop with Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Slow Cooker Sauerbraten
Baked Cajun Catfish & Easy Collard Greens
Asian Cole Slaw
Mediterranean Salad
Tangy Asian Salad Dressing
Black Bean Salad (or Salsa)

Recipe copyright © 2014 American Heart Association. This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s Simple Cooking with Heart ® Program. For more simple, quick and affordable recipes, visit


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