BBQ Bacon Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

  • Total Time

    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours

  • Makes

    12 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup amber beer or root beer
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 12 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 24 cooked bacon strips
  • 12 lettuce leaves
  • Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Place chicken in a greased 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker; pour sauce over top. Cook, covered, on low until tender, 3-4 hours.
  • Remove chicken; shred with two forks. Return chicken to slow cooker; heat through. Serve on buns with bacon and lettuce.Freeze option: Freeze cooled, cooked chicken mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 sandwich: 401 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 1175mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.
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