Slow Cooker 3-Ingredient Glazed BBQ Chicken Breasts

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Just toss the ingredients in the slow cooker and enjoy a bbq meal without the fuss.

All you need are three ingredients and a slow cooker to make these scrumptious Slow Cooker 3-Ingredient Glazed BBQ Chicken Breasts. Seriously, this will be one of the easiest barbecue chicken recipes you will ever make. The key to this dish is a fruit spread, which gives the barbecue glaze some extra depth and flavor. It’s important to choose a barbecue sauce that isn’t too sweet since the fruit spread adds enough sweetness. You can just toss these ingredients in the slow cooker and a few hours later, you’ll be gifted with tender and delicious barbecue chicken.

Serve these on whole wheat buns alongside SkinnyMs. coleslaw and baked potato wedges, and you’ve got a wholesome and filling meal.

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Slow Cooker 3-Ingredient Glazed BBQ Chicken Breasts

With only three ingredients, these chicken breasts easy to prepare and slow-cooked to perfection.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Yield 8 people
Serving Size
Course Dinner
Cuisine American


  • 2 pounds bone-in chicken breasts skin removed
  • 1/2 cup spicy barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup fruit spread peach or apricot


  • Wad up 4 pieces of foil, making into balls, about 1-inch in diameter. Place foil balls in the slow cooker. Place chicken, bone side down, on top of the balls for roasting. Whisk together bbq sauce and fruit spread, pour over chicken.
  • Cover and cook on low 4-6 hours or high 2-3 hours, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Salt and pepper to taste. Remove foil balls and discard. Pour bbq glaze, remaining in the slow cooker, over chicken before serving.
  • Chicken can be enjoyed whole or shredded for sandwiches. Be sure to include juices from the slow cooker.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 255mg | Sugar: 7g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Slow Cooker

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Gale Compton

Gale co-founded SkinnyMs. with a goal to provide women with delicious recipes, fitness routines, and ways to reach their ideal weight. Gale has been featured on the Today Show in which she won a cook off for the best Lasagna. Be sure to search for her winning recipe, Skinny Lasagna Rolls.

Guided by her firm belief in healthy eating and the power of exercise, Gale has written two cookbooks and several fitness ebooks. She earned her Fitness Training Certification from, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association. Gale loves to run with her dog Maggie and has completed numerous half-marathons.

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