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bbq pulled chicken sandwich on top of a white plate with pieces of coleslaw on the plate
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BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Easy bbq pulled chicken sandwiches made in under 30 minutes! A classic summer favorite.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time27 mins
Total Time29 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 396kcal


  • 2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 2 cups BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp  granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp  oregano
  • 1/2 tsp  onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Toasted Buns
  • 2 cups coleslaw optional


  • Season the chicken on both sides with salt, pepper, paprika, oregano, granulated garlic, and onion powder.
  • Add the olive oil and onions to a large skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook for an additional 20 seconds.
  • Add the chicken and BBQ sauce to the skillet, reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for 25 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and shred with two forks, place the shredded chicken back into the skillet and cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  • Serve on toasted buns if desired.



Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1160mg | Potassium: 847mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1.5mg