Food Meat & Poultry

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches


For Chicken

  • 500 gm boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • cooking spray

For Sauce

  • 1 small onion minced
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red chili
  • 1/2 cup tomato ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

Remaining ingredients

  • 4 burger buns toasted
  • 4 slices Mozarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • ice burg leaves
  • tomato slices
  • olives as required


To Make Chicken

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Place chicken in a large bowl. Add ginger, garlic, hot sauce, paprika powder, cumin powder, black pepper and salt.
  3. Rub evenly over the chicken.
  4. Place chicken on an oven grill rack coated with cooking spray, and bake 20 minutes or until the chicken is nicely browned.
  5. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove chicken from the oven and shred with two forks and set aside.

To Prepare Sauce

  1. While chicken cooked, heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes or until translucent or, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in brown sugar, chili powder, garlic powder, mustard powder, allspice and red chili.
  4. Cook for 30 seconds then stir in the apple cider vinegar and tomato ketchup.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium low and let it simmer for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  7. Now Stir in chicken and cook 2 more minutes.

To Make Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

  1. Place iceberg lettuces and mozzarella slices on the bottom half of each bun.
  2. Divide chicken mixture into 4 equal portions and put it on cheese slices.
  3. Top each bun with grated cheese, tomato slices and olives.
  4. Cover with remaining bun. Delicious Pulled Chicken Sandwiches are ready to serve. ENJOY

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