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How to freeze chicken breasts to make crock pot barbecued chicken.

Freezer Meal BBQ Cranberry Chicken

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Freezer Meals
  • Method: Freezer
  • Cuisine: American


Freezer Meal BBQ Cranberry Chicken is a great make-ahead crock pot chicken recipe perfect for the hot summer months when you are craving barbecue chicken but don't want to mess around with the grill?




  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves or 8 skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 can of whole cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup of favorite barbeque sauce (I used Sonny's Sweet BBQ sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon dry minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Trim the fat from the boneless chicken breasts (if using chicken breasts) and place into a ziplock freezer bag or prepare a FoodSaver vacuum bag.
  • Place the boneless chicken into the bag.
  • Add the dry minced onion, salt, and pepper to the freezer bag.
  • Pour the cranberry sauce and barbeque sauce into the bag.
  • Carefully squash the bag to cover the chicken with the sauce.
  • Seal the FoodSaver vacuum bag (if using)¬†or close ziplock bag, removing as much air as possible.
  • Place bag on a cookie sheet or a flat area inside the freezer.
  • Freeze up to 4 months.
  • Makes 4 servings.


  • Serving Size: 1 Chicken Breast
  • Calories: 588

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