In Honor of 4th of July: BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Everyone loves BBQ for the fourth of July. Enjoy this recipe from our March 2009 menu.

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches


Makes about 6 big sandwiches or 12 small sandwiches

1 (4 lb) chicken
2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 cup Tabasco sauce 1/4 cup vinegar
1 1/4 cups ketchup
1 onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup worcestershire sauce

Prep Day: Place whole chicken in a large stock pot, cover with water. Heat to boiling then simmer till chicken is cooked. Remove chicken, cool then shred meat off bones. In a large pan, mix ketchup, water, onion, salt, celery seed, chili powder, brown sugar, Tabasco, Worcestershire and vinegar. Add shredded chicken. Simmer chicken in sauce for 1 1/2 hours. Cool and place in a 8×8 pan. Wrap and freeze.

Serving Day: Thaw. Heat for about 30 to 45 minutes in a 400F oven until heated through. Serve warm on rolls.

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