BEER-baque Chicken

With me packing, cleaning up, getting ready for the move and Eddie working late plus wanting to go to the gym and do whatever else our hearts desire . . .cooking dinner lately has not been something we have much time for sooooooo I have pulled out the slower cooker to help out!!

Our latest creation is BEER-baque Chicken . . . YUP YUP I spelled that right BEER-baque chicken (lol) and it is super simple which is the best part!!! Throw everything in before work, then finish it up when I get home, and then let it sit on warm till Eddie gets home :)

BEER-baque Chicken Sandwiches

Ingredients:
-Chicken Breast
-Beer
-Water
-BBQ sauce
-Sandwich Buns

Directions:
1) To CrockPot add 1 chicken breast per person (or more if you want left overs)
2) Cover with 1 part beer 1 part water
3) Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4
4) Remove and shred Chicken Breasts
5) Drain Beer/Water Mix 
6) Add chicken breast back into CrockPot and cover with BBQ (as much as you like)
7) Turn CrockPot to warm and let sit until ready to eat

NOTES/TIPS
- You can use any kind of beer that you want or have on hand
- If you don't want to use beer you can use soda (coke/pepsi and dr.pepper work great!!!) or sparkling water -- really its all about the carbonation so something bubbly that tastes good with BBQ sauce
- We have done this recipe with pork too for pulled pork sandwiches
- Made too much and need a recipe for the leftovers? SEE BELOW

 
BEER-baque Chicken Empinadas

Ingredients:
-Leftover BEER-baque chicken
-Pre-Made Pie Crust

Directions:
1) Pre-heat Oven to 350 Degrees
2)Unroll pie crust on a floured surface and using a circle cookie cutter cut circles in the dough (my dough made 8)
3) Place 1 tbs on chicken in each circle then fold over and seal with fork and poke holes in top for steam to release
4) Cook for 20 minutes

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