Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Crock-tober: BBQ Chicken


I have a secret.


Yesterday, I did not own a Crockpot.


Tonight, I want to run off to Bora Bora with it.


Head over heels in L-O-V-E.


Why did I wait so long?


No clue.


 

I'd been pinning lots of yummy slow cooker recipes.


With no slow cooker.


Pointless pins.


Until today.


Hamilton-Beach black and silver beauty.


Welcome to your new home.


Sorry to make you work so soon.


 

I have another secret.


I listen to Jay-Z.


While slow cooking.


"You should know that I bleed blue.  But I ain't a Crip, yo..."


 

Ready for the recipe?


We just had it for dinner.


It's a good one.


And ridiculously easy.


As I imagine every slow cooker recipe is.


I think I might slow cook every day for the rest of my life.


In Bora Bora.


 

Original recipe here.



4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts


1 bottle BBQ sauce (I used Kraft).


1/4 cup white vinegar


1 tsp. red pepper flakes


1/4 cup brown sugar


1 tsp. garlic powder



Dump ingredients (sans chicken) in slow cooker.


Stir.



Add chicken and coat in sauce.


Cook on low 4-6 hours.


Done.


And delicious.


23 comments:

  1. you are "slow" to hop on the train of good cooking and good jams.
    you give "slow" cooker and "slow" jams a new meaning.

    i think you should skip bora bora, take a bus trip and bring your slow cooker to


    NEWWW YORRRRRRRRK.

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  2. I am so, so, so proud of you for FINALLY buying a crock pot.
    It will LITERALLY change your life! Your BBQ chicken looks SO yummy!
    Making it soon. Yeah!

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  3. Wait a minute . . . I thought you were the one who told me about frozen chicken breasts, salsa, crock pot = dinner at the end of the day. You, without a crock pot?

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  4. My crock pot is old and ghetto.
    I'm jealous of your new, shiny one.
    I may have to ask Santa for a new one.
    And that chicken looks goooooooood.

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  5. should i get mine out of the garage? i don't know. i'm confused by the whole thing, to be honest. i don't understand the whole lack of exactness...i mean 4-6 hours? a range of time for cooking chicken doesn't compute in my brain. i know. i need help.

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  6. Yummy- That looks SERIOUSLY delicious! I know what I'll be making in my crockpot next. Enjoy your new crockpot. It really does make life easier :)

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  7. i love your shiny new crock pot!

    you will love it and use it all the time. it makes life so easy!

    your recipe looks super yummy! i will be trying it out soon!

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  8. Last thanksgiving my cousin cooked the turkey in a double-sized slow-cooker. It was amazing. I, however, have not yet jumped on the crock-wagon.

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  9. HEART Crock pot! Made yummy chicken and dumplings last night… Be sure to check out crockpotgirls.com XoXo friend <3

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  10. can't believe you just now own one. crockpots are amazing and heaven-sent. your chicken looks yum! loveya!

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  11. I make this dish! It is so good and is really bbq-y and def a man favorite :)

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  12. I am dying at the thought of you and Jay-Z and gettin' your slow cooker on.
    Hmmm. Maybe I should rewrite that last sentence.
    Maybe not. ;)

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  13. You should slow dance to jay z while you slow cook.

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  14. Had 2 going all night with pinto beans for my All That Is Texas baby shower. My house smelled wonderful!

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  15. I am not sure how I came across your site, but I am SO glad! I am following you on pinterest too! I am so glad you have a pinterest test kitchen! I too have wanted to make the yummy recipes on there, but I am unsure if they will come out good or not! Look forward to reading more on your blog!

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  16. i am laughing out loud reading your jay-z lyrics!! thanks for thinking about us and checking in last week. sorry it's taken so long to get back to you, super busy week. anyway, i don't have your email address either. mine is twobeachnuts@msn.com. keep dancing in the kitchen and repeating those awesome songs!

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  17. you own a crockpot, now it's official: we can be true blogfriends ;) looks delish!!
    <3

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  18. welcome to the crock-pot side.

    your dish looks easy n' yummy.

    our crocks are related to each other. the other crocks can't "keep up with" them cuz they're so awesome.

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  19. I'm making this tonight. Hopefully, I won't mess it up.

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  20. Oh, i am SO guilty of pinning with no crock pot in my possession! Can't help it. Plan on buying one soon, if we don't get one as a wedding gift. :) This chicken looks so delish..

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  21. [...] I tried a recipe from Jessica last month. In October, she posted an easy recipe for CrockPot BBQ Chicken.  I’ve had a crockpot for quite some time and I barely use it. I thought this simple recipe [...]

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  22. My house smelled wonderful! I’m making this tonight. You, without a crock pot?

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