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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 256.6
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.6 mg
  • Sodium: 806.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 17.4 g

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Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken over Grits

Submitted by: MGWIFE

Introduction

You can top this with sour cream, cilantro and/or green onions if you would like. It hasn't been calculated in the recipe.
I also added a little garlic powder to the chicken mixture.
You can top this with sour cream, cilantro and/or green onions if you would like. It hasn't been calculated in the recipe.
I also added a little garlic powder to the chicken mixture.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    For the chicken:
    1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
    1/2 cup chicken broth
    1 cup barbecue sauce
    1 can no sodium chopped tomatoes
    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

    For the grits:
    2 1/4 cups water
    1 cup quick cooking grits
    1 cup canned pumpkin
    3/4 cup shedded cheddar cheese
    1/2 cup chicken broth

Directions

For the chicken:
Combine 1/2 cup chicken broth, the barbecue sauce, chili powder, can of tomatoes (including liquid) and cinnamon in a slow cooker. Whisk to make sure everything is combined. Add the chicken and cook on low for five and half hours. Using two forks, shred chicken and let cook for another 30 minutes while you cook the grits.

For the grits:
In a large sauce pan, bring the remaining chicken broth and water to a boil. Stir in the grits and pumpkin. Lower the temperature and cook for another 5-7 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in the cheese.

To serve:
Place the grits in a bowl and top with the chicken mixture. If you would like, you can top with sour cream, green onions and/or cilantro (these haven't been calculated in the nutritional info.)







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