Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Rev BJ Friley


This is 1 of my late wife's recipes. She was a member on Just A Pinch.com


Brenda Kay Friley...May 27, 1965 - September 19, 2012

We was married on October 9, 2010...pictures of our wedding is in my photo album

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1 Tbsp
canola oil
1 large
onion, chopped
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
(14 oz.) low-sodium tomato sauce
1/4 c
tomato paste
1/2 c
1/3 c
apple cider vinegar
5 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
liquid smoke
whole rotisserie chicken, skin removed, meat shredded into thin strips (about 4 to 4 1/2 cups)
whole-wheat hamburger rolls
6 large
green lettuce leaves

How to Make Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches


  • 1Heat the oil in a large saute pan over a medium heat.
  • 2Add the onions and cook until they are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • 3Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  • 4Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, vinegar, molasses, black pepper, and liquid smoke.
  • 5Bring to a boil.
  • 6Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 7Add chopped chicken.
  • 8Return to a simmer, and cook an additional 10 minutes.
  • 9Split rolls.
  • 10Please a leaf of lettuce on each roll.
  • 11Pile on 3/4 cup of the chicken mixture onto each roll.

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About Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Course/Dish: Chicken, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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