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Chicken-Q Sandwich

Eating a BBQ sandwich every once in a while won't blow your diet. Sometimes, though, it's nice to have a healthier alternative! Making Chicken-Q can be as easy as mixing store bought BBQ sauce with chicken in a slow-cooker. Or if you want to eliminate preservatives and increase the nutritional value, you can make your own mouth-watering sauce. This recipe is so easy and you most likely have all of these items in your pantry and refrigerator right now. Whether you're feeding your family or a large group, this Chicken-Q Sandwich recipe is a crowd-pleaser!
8 Servings Meet The Cook Print
Chicken-Q Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • 1 ½ cups dice Onion
  • 2 tablespoons Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 ½ pounds Chicken, Boneless Breasts
  • Serving Day Ingredients

    These ingredients are added AFTER your meal has been frozen — for the day you serve and eat it.

  • 8 individual Hamburger Buns, Whole Wheat

Freezer Containers

  • 8 Quart Freezer Bags

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving =1 sandwich
  • 386 Calories
  • 11g Fat
  • 1g Sat Fat
  • 88mg Cholesterol
  • 737mg Sodium
  • 281mg Potassium
  • 35g Carbs
  • 5g Fiber
  • 10g Sugar
  • 38g Protein
  • 10 WW+ Points
  • 9 WW SmartPoints

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Place tomato sauce, tomato paste, garlic, onion, vinegar, honey, Worcestershire sauce, cumin, chili powder, salt and paprika into slow-cooker and stir until well blended.
  2. Add chicken breasts.
  3. Cook on low for about 5 hours, or until chicken can be shredded easily.
  4. Serve on buns.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Place tomato sauce, tomato paste, garlic, onion, vinegar, honey, Worcestershire sauce, cumin, chili powder, salt and paprika into slow-cooker and stir until well blended.
  2. Add chicken breasts.
  3. Cook on low for about 5 hours, or until chicken can be shredded easily.
  4. Allow to cool.
  5. Divide chicken among indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Reheat shredded chicken in microwave for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  2. Serve on bun.

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