Pulled Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

Looking for an easy Pulled Chicken Sandwiches recipe? Learn how to make Pulled Chicken Sandwiches using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by d_turner7

Makes 8 servings



The chicken and sauce can be made up to two days ahead and stored in the refrigerator. Reheat the mixture in a saucepan before serving

Recipe Ingredients for Pulled Chicken Sandwiches


Chicken:
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon chili powder
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs
1 Cooking spray

Sauce:
2 teaspoons canola oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon molasses

Remaining ingredients:
16 ounce hamburger buns, toasted
16 dill pickles

Recipe Directions for Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

  1. Preparation

  2. Prepare grill.

  3. To prepare chicken, combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture evenly over chicken. Place chicken on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; cover and grill 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers 180, turning occasionally. Let stand for 5 minutes. Shred with 2 forks.

  4. To prepare sauce, heat canola oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in 2 tablespoons sugar and next 5 ingredients (through pepper); cook 30 seconds. Stir in ketchup, vinegar, and molasses; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  5. Place about 1/3 cup chicken mixture on bottom halves of sandwich rolls; top each serving with 2 pickle chips and top roll half.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, American, Grill

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 351.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
358
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
2524mg
105%
Potassium
281mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
46.4g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
18.0g
Protein
29.9g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 10% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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