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BBQ Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

"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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

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

  • 1. 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, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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