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BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

 BBQ Chicken Sandwiches
"With four small children at home, I need quick yet filling meals," says Leticia Lewis of Kennewick, Washington. This fast family favorite is just 66 cents per sandwich. "For a spicier taste, eliminate the ketchup and increase the amount of salsa to 1 cup," she suggests.
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 6 hamburger buns, split and toasted

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute the onion, celery and garlic in butter
  • until tender. Stir in the salsa, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar,
  • Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, salt and pepper. Stir in
  • chicken. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15
  • minutes. Serve about 1/3 cup chicken mixture on each bun. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 284 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 770 mg sodium,

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BBQ Chicken Sandwiches (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.