Pulled Smoked Chicken Sandwich

The Pulled Chicken Sandwich

I made this pulled chicken sandwich after work yesterday.

The plan was, put some chicken breasts, seasoned with a spicy rub, on the grill using indirect heat. I used hickory chips for smoke application. I also made some cole slaw for a side dish. I used a catsup-based sauce, but also put some dijon mustard in as well. I used too much mustard, but it still turned out very well.

Let me explain sauce. I really don’t have a thing for sauce, but my family sure does. They believe in the flavor added from the sauce. I think sauce is something to hide the flavor of the meat. However, I’ve come up with some outstanding sauces. This one turned out to be a great complement to the chicken. It it is supposed to be used for ribs. I found out it works well for chicken, turkey and pork.

It worked out well, except I think one of my chicken breasts got a bit dry. When I shredded them, one just felt a little tougher than the rest. Anyway, it seemed to have worked well. If I had wanted to, I could have put a dollop of cole slaw on it to moisten it.  No complaints from the dinner table for sure.

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One Response to Pulled Smoked Chicken Sandwich

  1. cht7 says:

    That’s a loaded sandwich! Seems like a really nice alternative to pork. Thanks for sharing!

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