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Savory Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

With eight children under the age of 12, Joan Parker of Gastonia, North Carolina knows how to make family-pleasing meals. "This tender chicken tastes like you fussed, but requires few ingredients," she notes. You can also thicken the juices and serve it over rice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:14-16 servings


  • 2 pounds bone-in chicken breast halves
  • 1-1/2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 cup prepared Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 14 to 16 hamburger buns, split


  • 1. Remove skin from chicken if desired. Place chicken in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with soup mix and garlic salt. Pour dressing and water over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove chicken; cool slightly. Skim fat from cooking juices. Remove chicken from bones; cut into bite-size pieces and return to slow cooker. Serve with a slotted spoon on buns. Yield: 14-16 servings.