Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Drumsticks feature an easy Homemade BBQ Sauce that is to die for! Everything cooks together in the crock pot and at the end of the day you're ready to eat! This is our go-to easy family meal when we are craving homemade bbq chicken.
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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Drumsticks feature an easy Homemade BBQ Sauce that is to die for! Everything cooks together in the crock pot and at the end of the day you're ready to eat! This is our go-to easy family meal when we are craving homemade bbq chicken.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken drumsticks, homemade bbq sauce, slow cooker bbq chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 527kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - Easy Chicken Recipes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2.5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 8-10 chicken drumsticks

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir together all the ingredients except the chicken.
  • Place chicken in a large slow cooker set on low heat.
  • Pour the ketchup mixture over the chicken, using a spoon to make sure all the chicken is coated.
  • Cook for 5-6 hours on low or until chicken is fully cooked.
  • After chicken is cooked, you can serve as is or take 2 cups of the bbq sauce/cooking liquid and heat in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer until it's thickened to your liking.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 527kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 863mg | Potassium: 539mg | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 6.8% | Vitamin C: 14.8% | Calcium: 3.4% | Iron: 7.7%