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BBQ Chicken Sandwich

This classic BBQ chicken sandwich is perfect for a quick and easy dinner, or for a backyard BBQ with friends. The juicy chicken is grilled, shredded, and smothered in a tangy and sweet BBQ sauce, and served on a soft and fluffy bun.

Tasty Team
98% would make again

Under 30 minutes

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Under 30 minutes


for 6 servings

  • vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts (680 g), about 3 large
  • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups barbecue sauce (435 g)
  • 6 pretzel buns
  • 2 cups coleslaw (250 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 660
  • Fat 24g
  • Carbs 76g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 35g
  • Protein 32g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Heat the grill over medium-high heat and clean and lightly oil the hot grates.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and place on the grill. Grill the breast for 5 minutes, then flip, brush with some of the barbecue sauce, and continue to grill until cooked through, 5-7 minutes more.
  3. Transfer the chicken to a plate and let cool slightly.
  4. Use 2 forks to shred the chicken, then transfer to a bowl and toss with the remaining barbecue sauce.
  5. Serve on pretzel buns with coleslaw.
  6. Enjoy!
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BBQ Chicken Sandwich