Sugar Free Sweet and Smokey BBQ Chicken

THM Sugar Free Sweet and Smokey BBQ Chicken from the crockpot {THM~S, Low Carb, Low Fat, THM E}

After living in the south for many years I find that we like sweet and smokey BBQ chicken more than ever. With both Rick and I being type 2 diabetic we needed it to be Sugar Free also… The bonus with making it in the crock pot is that the breasts just fall apart and it becomes shredded without too much hassle.

I used boneless skinless breasts in this recipe so that it could be used as an Energizing meal if you wanted to make buns from my  Sprouted Wheat Dough. You could also use Simple Soda Bread as a bun (bake it in a twinkie pan or microwave it in the top of a butter dish) and pile on the sweet and smokey bbq chicken.

I made up some  Broccoli Slaw from The Coers Family to go along with this which is amazing as part of a sandwich or as a wrap!! Adding this makes this a satisfying meal for those following Trim Healthy Mama. 

Sweet and Smokey BBQ Chicken
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A Sweet and Smokey BBQ Pulled Chicken recipe made in the crockpot.
Serves: 6
  • 8 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
For the Sauce
  • 8 oz Can Tomato Sauce
  • 8 oz Can of Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar Free Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Prepared Mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Liquid Smoke
  • ¼ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon Oregano
  • 3 Tablespoons Onion, Chopped
  1. Place Chicken into a 3-4 quart crockpot, try not to overlap the chicken as much as possible.
  2. Combine sauce ingredients and pour over the chicken.
  3. Cover and cook (on low 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours).
  4. To Thicken Sauce: Remove lid for the last hour of cooking time.
Sauce: This sauce can be made by itself without the chicken and stored for up to 1 week in the refrigerator in a covered container.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 8 Calories: 167 Fat: 3g Saturated fat: 1g Unsaturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 5g Sugar: 4g Sodium: 303mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 27g Cholesterol: 73mg

 Disclosure Statement

I found this recipe in a Fix-It and Forget-It cookbook that I inherited from my parents, it has so many lower fat and lighter meals in it. I’m sure I will be converting many more to fit within my trim and healthy lifestyle. 


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  1. Melissa

    Visiting from My Week in Review. This looks delicious! What do you use for a brown sugar replacement?

    1. judy (Post author)

      i use this recipe for brown sugar 🙂 we are totally sugar free

  2. Nan

    This looks fantastic!

  3. Sue Dorman

    How much chicken would this be by weight? When I buy breasts on sale, a full breast is about 2 lbs.

    1. Judy (Post author)

      I normally cook about 2 1/2 – 3 pounds at a time

  4. Renee

    This sounds so tasty! I love crock pot meals!


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