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Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

I love to use my slow cooker. In fact, I have three of them in various sizes! These saucy chicken sandwiches are real crowd pleasers.—Lynn Ireland, Lebanon, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 kaiser rolls, split

Directions

  • 1. Place chicken in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, onion, water, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, garlic, bay leaf and seasonings. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours or until tender.
  • 2. Discard bay leaf. Remove chicken; shred with two forks and return to slow cooker. Heat through. Serve on rolls. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 402 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 845 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.