Is there anything better than a juicy, saucy, BBQ sandwich? I’m from down South (and yes, South deserves a capital S) where BBQ is a lifestyle and a birthright.
Even though I technically still live south of the Mason Dixon here in Kentucky, I’m on the northern edge of the Bluegrass state and BBQ up here just can’t hold a candle to what I grew up eating.
Years ago, I came across (from where, I haven’t the slightest clue) a fantastic recipe for crock-pot BBQ chicken and it became a staple in my house. But when we started eating keto and sugar free, that recipe got shelved. Pun intended.
Over the year, I’ve slowly started adapting my old non-keto recipes into keto-friendly recipes. Eating healthy, sugar free, and/or gluten free does NOT mean you should have to sacrifice flavor, happy tummies, and good food.
This BBQ chicken recipe can be cooked in the Instant Pot, Crock-Pot, or (if you’re really pressed for time) whip up the sauce and add it to some shredded rotisserie chicken. I like to serve mine as nachos with pork rinds, shredded cheese, and a drizzle of extra BBQ sauce! You could also serve this as a sandwich on my Low Carb Cornbread Muffins (adding coleslaw, of course!) with a side of Keto French Fries! Heaven on a plate, I tell ya!
Sugar Free BBQ Pulled Chicken
- 1.5 lb chicken breasts
- 1 cup sugar free bbq sauce
- 1/4 cup Italian dressing
- 1/4 cup Sukrin Gold brown sugar substitute
- pinch of salt
- 1/4 cup of water (for IP)
- 1 Place chicken in Instant Pot with water.
- 2 Cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes.
- 3 Manually release steam.
- 4 Shred chicken with two forks.
- 5 Whisk all remaining ingredients together and toss with chicken.
Alternative instructions for crock-pot: Combine all ingredients in crock pot. Cook on HIGH for 3 hours. Remove chicken and shred with two forks. Toss chicken in sauce. Turn heat to warm setting until ready to eat.
Please note that macros were calculated using My Fitness Pal and the brands referenced above. Altering ingredients or brands can change the macros for the recipe. Please verify your macros in a tracker to insure accuracy.
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