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Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Hands-on time 11 mins
Total time 21 mins
Yield

Serves 6 (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Good Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches don't have to result from hours over the grill. Our chicken sandwich starts with a rotisserie chicken and super easy homemade barbecue sauce. This sandwich is the perfect solution for those busy weeknights.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken
  • 3 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 cups packaged coleslaw
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 6 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 316
  • fat 9.9 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • monofat 4.3 g
  • polyfat 2.7 g
  • protein 21.4 g
  • carbohydrate 35.3 g
  • fiber 2.1 g
  • cholesterol 53 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 548 mg
  • calcium 91 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer; cook 10 minutes. Combine sauce and chicken.

  2. Combine mayonnaise, vinegar, and sugar. Add coleslaw and onions; toss.

  3. Place about 1/2 cup chicken mixture on bottom half of each bun. Top each serving with about 1/2 cup coleslaw mixture; top with top half of bun.

Cook's Notes

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