Paleo BBQ Shredded Chicken

Paleo BBQ Shredded Chicken

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 3 h 3 h 15 min 2
Scheduled for:
Lunch on Monday
Lunch on Tuesday

Ingredients for 2

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1/2 medium/large bird Whole Chicken
1 tbsp Ghee
1/4 medium White onion (minced)
1 1/2 clove(s) Garlic
3/4 cup Apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup Tomato sauce, canned (or crushed tomatoes)
1 tbsp Tomato paste, canned
1 1/2 tbsp Honey
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Black pepper
1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce (or hot sauce)


Rinse and pat the chicken dry. Place it in the slow cooker and sprinkle with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 5 hours.

Meanwhile in a large saucepan, melt the ghee over medium heat. Add the minced onion and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened.

Now, add the rest of the ingredients: garlic, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, tomato paste, honey and remaining salt and black pepper, and Tabasco. Stir well and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer over low heat.

Simmer the sauce until the volume has reduced by a quarter to a third. It should be slightly thickened but not pasty.

When the chicken has cooled a bit shred all the meat and unite it with the tangy, savoury sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 743
Calories from fat 444
Calories from saturated fat 145
Total Fat 49 g
Saturated Fat 16.1 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 19.5 g
Cholesterol 231 mg
Sodium 1638 mg
Potassium 857 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20.1 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 16.6 g
Protein 55 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 3.2
Vegetables 0.4

Energy sources

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