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Shredded chicken sandwich with homemade BBQ sauce

by Naturopathes de La Boite à Grains 05 Jun 2024
Sandwich au poulet effiloché avec sauce BBQ maison - La Boite à Grains

Ingredients of Shredded Chicken Sandwich with Homemade BBQ Sauce

Homemade BBQ sauce

Shredded chicken 

  • 1 kilo organic chicken thigh from Saveur des Monts farm
  • 6 sprouted grain or gluten-free hamburger buns, as preferred
  • Homemade coleslaw: Recipe available here 

Culinary tools 

  • High-power blender
  • Slow cooker (optional)

Preparing the Frayed Chicken Sandwich with Homemade BBQ Sauce

  • In a skillet, heat thecooking oil. Add onion and garlic. Allow to brown for a few minutes.
  • Place onions, garlic and all ingredients for homemade BBQ sauce in a high-powered blender. Blend until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

    Stovetop option:

    • In a medium saucepan, sear chicken thighs for 2 minutes on each side.
    • Add homemade BBQ sauce, cover and bring to a boil.
    • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook chicken for 75 minutes.
    • Remove cover. Shake and shred chicken with a fork.
    • Cook shredded chicken uncovered for 15 minutes, so that it absorbs all the BBQ sauce.

    Slow cooker option:

    • Place chicken thighs in the bottom of a slow cooker. Cover chicken with homemade BBQ sauce.
    • Cook for 4 hours on high.
    • Remove lid. Shake and shred chicken with a fork.
    • On low, cook shredded chicken uncovered for 30 minutes, so that it absorbs all the BBQ sauce.
    • During the final cooking stage, prepare the homemade coleslaw according to the following instructions.
    • Toast the hamburger buns just before serving.
    • Garnish buns with shredded chicken and house coleslaw.


    About the author

    Naturopaths of La Boite à Grains

    Team of licensed and certified naturopaths (ND) in Gatineau, Outaouais.

    Original article written by Véronique Cousineau, Naturopath


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