apple chicken bbq
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The BBQ sauce is key to this recipe. Do not skimp and buy the cheap brand. It’s BBQ sauce, you can splurge (it’s not even a real splurge, in terms of expense). Grab this locally made BBQ sauce, Cortazzo brand’s Awesome in a Jar BBQ Sauce.
: party food, game night, dinner, main dish, family friendly
Serves: 10, 6-ounce servings
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breast
  • 9 ounces apple butter
  • 1, 19 ounce jar Cortazzo brand Awesome in a Jar BBQ Sauce
  1. In a small skillet over medium-low head sauté the onions in olive oil until tender; set aside.
  2. Place the chicken into a slow-cooker, cover with the onions and BBQ sauce. Cook on high for approximately 4 hours or on low for 6+ hours, until the chicken is cooked through and can be shredded.
  3. Remove each breast and place in a medium bowl, shred the chicken using 2 forks. Return the chicken to the slow cooker, repeating until all each breast has been shredded.
  4. Serve with sweet pickles, cheese or coleslaw!
Recipe by phoebe's pure food at