Sweet and Spicy Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Make this recipe after breakfast and it will be ready by lunchtime.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 4 hours 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1¾ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup chili sauce
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. ginger preserves
  • 2 Tbsp. pineapple juice
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. ground cayenne
  • ½ tsp. ground chipotle
  • ½ tsp. hot paprika
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. yellow hot sauce
  • 4 sandwich buns

Directions

  • Place all ingredients in a round 2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Cook on low for 3½ hours, or for 1½ hours on low and then turn it up to high for an additional hour.
  • When done, the meat should shred easily with a fork. Thoroughly shred the chicken. Toss to coat the meat evenly with the sauce. Scoop a spoonful of meat onto a sandwich bun to serve.