Beer & Bacon Chicken with Gravy

Delightfully tender chicken in a smoky bacon and beer sauce. Delicious served with my Healthier Mashed Potatoes recipe.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free

Prep Time:

Serves: 6



  1. Place flour in a large bowl and add chicken thighs to it, toss around, until all pieces are coated.
  2. Lay the thighs in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  3. Combine bacon pieces, beer, broth, barbecue sauce and spices in a medium-sized bowl. Stir to mix. Then, pour over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  4. Cover with the lid and cook on Low for 8 to 9 hours or High for 4 to 4-1/2 hours.
  5. Once complete, combine water and starch in a small bowl. Set aside.
  6. Remove chicken with a slotted spoon and place in a bowl. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  7. Stir starch mixture in with leftover chicken liquids. Whisk until combined. Cover and cook, on Low, for 15 minutes.
  8. Drizzle the gravy over the chicken and serve.

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Flour: to keep paleo and low-carb, use almond flour!

Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 407
  • Calories from Fat: 138
  • Total Fat: 15.3
  • Saturated Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 156> mg
  • Sodium: 519 mg
  • Carbs: 8.2 g
  • Sugars: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 51.8 g