skip to Main Content

Carolina BBQ Sandwiches

DISCLAIMER:  This recipe may contain affiliate links and we may earn a small commission if you purchase through one of our affiliate links.  We only recommend products we love.

DISCLAIMER:  This recipe may contain affiliate links and we may earn a small commission if you purchase through one of our affiliate links.  We only recommend products we love.

These healthy Carolina BBQ Sandwiches are open-faced barbecue-y sandwiches that are as unique as they are picnic-worthy.  Try to eat them with your hands, sandwich-style, and you will also call them finger-licking good!  (These are definitely more suited for utensils.)

These sandwiches were partially adapted from tasteofhome.com.

Healthy Carolina BBQ Sandwiches

Hey LOOK! The recipe is right here! No scrolling your life away reading our life story. If that's your style, give us a share.

Healthy Carolina BBQ Sandwiches

Carolina BBQ Sandwiches

Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Rate This Recipe
Print Recipe
←Print

Hey, have you checked out the Clean Plate Club yet? Learn More Here. You'll love it.

Recipe by:Heidi Boortz

Ingredients

Ingredients

Instructions

Carolina BBQ Chicken: Slow Cooker
  1. Add all chicken ingredients except bread to a slow cooker. Cook on low 6 hours or on high 4 hours. Remove chicken. Discard all but 1 cup liquid from slow cooker. Return chicken to slow cooker and shred. Stir well to combine. Toast Bread
Carolina BBQ Chicken: Instant Pot
  1. Combine broth, vinegar, crushed red pepper, salt, and chicken breasts in an instant pot. Lock lid; set valve to sealing. Program for manual-high and 22 minutes. Allow for 10 minutes NPR. Remove chicken. Discard all but 1 cup liquid from IP. Return chicken to IP and shred. Stir well to combine. Toast Bread
Zucchini Slaw
  1. Combine all ingredients.
Sandwiches
  1. Top each slice of bread with chicken mixture and zucchini slaw.
To Freeze
  1. Add broth, vinegar, crushed red pepper, salt, and chicken breasts to a freezer bag. Freeze.
To cook after freezing: Slow Cooker
  1. Add frozen meal to slow cooker. Cook on low 8 hours or on high 6 hours. Remove chicken. Discard all but 1 cup liquid from slow cooker. Return chicken to slow cooker and shred. Stir well to combine. Toast Bread. Make slaw and assemble sandwiches as directed above.
To cook after freezing: Instant Pot
  1. Add frozen meal to Instant Pot. Press sauté. Allow to sauté long enough for 1 cup liquid to accumulate at the bottom, 10-15 minutes. Lock lid; set valve to sealing. Program for manual-high and 22 minutes. NPR for 10 minutes. Remove chicken. Discard all but 1 cup liquid from IP. Return chicken to IP and shred. Stir well to combine. Toast Bread. Make slaw and assemble sandwiches as directed above.
Recipe Notes

For gluten free, use 100% whole grain gluten free bread, or omit bread altogether.

COMMENTS

This Post Has One Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest Blogs

- Clean Eating vs Weight Watchers: What Are The Differences?
- Clean Eating vs Keto Diet: What Are The Differences?
- Clean Eating vs Paleo Diet: What Are The Differences?

Latest Recipes

Chicken Fried Steak
April 16, 2019
Carrot Cake Mug Cake
April 10, 2019
Air Fryer Low Carb Crab Cakes
April 10, 2019

Latest Blogs

- Clean Eating vs Weight Watchers: What Are The Differences?
- Clean Eating vs Keto Diet: What Are The Differences?
- Clean Eating vs Paleo Diet: What Are The Differences?

Latest Recipes

Chicken Fried Steak
Carrot Cake Mug Cake
Air Fryer Low Carb Crab Cakes

Back To Top

Send this to a friend