Glazed Shredded Chicken Recipe: How to Make It

Ingredients (Servings: 4-6) 

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar 
  • 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 
  • 1/3 cup sprite 
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic 
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce 
  • 2 tsp black pepper 
  • 2 tbsp corn starch 
  • 2 tbsp water 
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes 


  1. Spray your slow cooker with non-stick spray or insert a liner. 
  2. Place the chicken breasts inside the slow cooker. 
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, vinegar, sprite, garlic, soy sauce, and pepper. 
  4. Pour this mixture over the chicken. 
  5. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4 hours. 
  6. Take the chicken out of the slow cooker and set it aside. 
  7. Pour the sauce from the slow cooker into a saucepan and heat it on the stove over medium-high heat. 
  8. Mix together the cornstarch and water. 
  9. Whisk the cornstarch mixture into the sauce mixture and bring it to a boil. Boil for 2-3 minutes or until it begins to thicken. 
  10. Shred the chicken with 2 forks and put it back in the slow cooker. 
  11. Pour the sauce over the shredded chicken and stir to combine. 
  12. Sprinkle red pepper flakes over chicken before serving.

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