Slow cooker Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Caramelized Onions
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 6 hours
Total time: 6 hours 5 mins
No need to go to a BBQ restaurant . Just toss some chicken in a slow cooker, cover in BBQ sauce and you are ready to go!
  • 1½ lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 18 oz jar BBQ sauce
  • 2 large onions,thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 hamburger rolls, buttered and toasted
  • butter for hamburger rolls
  1. Place the chicken in slow cooker.
  2. Cover with BBQ sauce
  3. Cook on high for about 5½ to 6 hours.
  4. Remove the chicken and shred on cutting board.
  5. Return to the crock pot and incorporate the shredded chicken with BBQ sauce
  6. Distribute onto toasted buns and top with cooked onions
  1. Place the 1 tablespoon butter in a large pot with a lid.
  2. When the butter is melted, add the onions and cover.
  3. Cook on medium low for about 45 minutes, covered stirring occasionally.
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