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Pulled Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Bushrah | Recipestable


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

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

To Prepare Sauce

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

To Make Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

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


Serve on buns, over fresh greens, or on top of a baked potato for a filling dinner. enjoy :)