When it comes to preparing slow cooker chicken meals, the possibilities are endless. If you are a fan of pulled chicken, you will surely love these melt-in-your-mouth sandwiches that are made tender by slow cooking. Prepared with a tangy sauce, these are just perfect for lunch or dinner with a side of quick slaw or a tossed green salad.
Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe: The Best Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
Pulled Chicken Sandwich Ingredients
Yields: 8 servings
3 cups onion, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 ¾ pounds boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves
1 cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons molasses
1 tablespoon mustard
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon hot sauce
8 toasted hamburger buns
Crock Pot Recipes Directions:
- Put onion in a 4-quart electric slow cooker. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium to high heat. Add oil to pan and swirl to coat. Now add half of chicken, and let it cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. In a single layer place chicken on top of onion. Repeat the procedure with other half of chicken.
- Combine tomato sauce, vinegar, molasses, mustard, onion powder, ground cumin, garlic powder, and hot sauce, and pour over chicken. Cover and let it cook for 4 hours or until chicken is tender and sauce is thick.
- Remove chicken from the slow cooker. Shred chicken using 2 forks, and stir into sauce. Spoon ¾ cup chicken mixture onto the bottom of each bun, and cover with bun tops.
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