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Piled High Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Slow cooking doesn’t have to take all day. When cooking on high, chicken breasts cook rather quickly. Just check for doneness with a meat thermometer.

Hands-on Time: 15 min | Total Time: 3 hours | Serves: 5 | Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:
  • 1 package (20 oz.) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. chipotle chili powder
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce
  • 5 hamburger buns
  • 5 lettuce leaves
  • 5 tomato slices
  • 5 Tbsp. guacamole
Directions:
  1. In slow cooker, place chicken breasts, onion, broth and chili powder. Cover and cook on High 1½-2½ hours or Low 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender and internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  2. Remove chicken from slow cooker; drain and reserve liquid.
  3. Cool chicken slightly. With 2 forks, shred chicken; return to slow cooker. Stir in barbecue sauce and 2-3 tablespoons reserved juice to make chicken juicy.
  4. Line bottom of buns with lettuce leaves. Divide chicken among hamburger buns. Top with tomato, guacamole and top of buns.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 440, Calories from Fat 70, Total Fat 8g (12% DV), Saturated Fat 2g (10% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 85mg (28% DV), Sodium 980mg (41% DV), Carbohydrates 59g (20% DV), Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV), Sugars 17g, Protein 35g, Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 20%, Iron 20%.

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