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Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

You already love pulled chicken, so why not try it in a slow cooker? Savor this tender, melt-in-your-mouth chicken sandwich with ketchup-based sauce for lunch or dinner.

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Ingredients

  • 3 cups thinly sliced onion
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 3/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 8 (1.2-ounce) whole-wheat hamburger buns, toasted

Preparation

1. Place onion a 4-quart oval electric slow cooker. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of chicken, and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Place chicken in a single layer on top of onion. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken.

2. Combine ketchup and next 7 ingredients (through hot sauce); pour over chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours until chicken is tender and sauce is thick.

3. Remove chicken from slow cooker. Shred chicken with 2 forks, and stir into sauce. Spoon 3/4 cup chicken mixture onto bottom of each bun; cover with bun tops.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 271
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 3.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.6g
  • Fiber: 3.6g
  • Cholesterol: 58mg
  • Iron: 2.1mg
  • Sodium: 613mg
  • Calcium: 76mg
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