Bourbon BBQ Chicken


2 shots Jim Beam Bourbon

2 med. Onions chopped

2 C BBQ Sauce

5 lbs boneless skinless Chicken Breasts

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Bourbon BBQ Chicken

Jan 30, 2023Brenda Brink
Contributed By: John in Bibs

This recipe will fill 3½ medium trays*


  1. Place the onions in the bottom of your crockpot, add the bourbon over the onions, place chicken breasts over the onions ( to decrease the amount of fat, you may want to trim your chicken breasts before cooking) add the BBQ Sauce, turn the crockpot to low and cook for 8 hours. 
  2. Remove chicken and shred, add back to the crockpot and mix well. (You can add another cup of BBQ sauce, and another shot of bourbon if desired)
  3. Spread chicken across a lined tray, cover with a lid, and freeze until solid.
  4. Remove lids, and freeze dry
  5. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)


Cycle Time:



Serving was about ¼ of a tray. 

Add 1¼ Cup of Boiling water, stir, cover and let stand for 2 minutes. Stir, and if needed add more water.


* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary.

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Comments (1)

  • I believe this recipe should state “3 cups BBQ Sauce”, since in the video John ends up adding a third cup after tasting it with just the two. He said it needed more, added another cup, and said it was better. I’m going to make it tomorrow with three cups.


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