BBQ Chicken Recipe: Shredded and Irresistible

Delicious BBQ Chicken Recipe: Shredded and Irresistible

Indulge in the mouthwatering flavors of this irresistible BBQ chicken recipe. The slow-cooked chicken is tender and juicy, and when shredded, it becomes the perfect filling for sandwiches or as a main dish. This recipe is easy to follow and guarantees a delightful meal that will leave everyone wanting more.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the BBQ sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and pour the BBQ sauce mixture over them, ensuring they are fully coated.
  4. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  5. Remove the dish from the oven and shred the chicken using two forks.
  6. Place the shredded chicken back into the baking dish, mixing it with the remaining sauce.
  7. Return the dish to the oven, uncovered, and bake for an additional 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  8. Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving.


If desired, serve the shredded BBQ chicken on buns for tasty pulled chicken sandwiches. You can also serve it alongside coleslaw and cornbread for a complete BBQ feast!

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