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Shredded Teriyaki Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

In Auburn, Alabama, Pam May turns lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and a little brown sugar into a lip-smacking sauce that seasons shredded cooked chicken.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 sandwich buns, split

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Spoon chicken mixture onto each bun bottom; replace tops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 428 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 1,343 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.