BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

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Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 15 mins to

Bake: 40 mins to

Ingredients
  • 1 14 ounce bag  coleslaw mix
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken thighs
  • 1 cup plus 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon EVOO
  • 8 sandwich rolls
  • 1 10 ounce bag  potato chips, for serving
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees . In a large bowl, toss the coleslaw mix with 1/2 tsp. salt; set aside.
  2. On a rimmed baking sheet, season the chicken with salt and pepper. Bake, turning once, for 40 minutes.
  3. In a dutch oven, combine 1 cup vinegar, 3 tbsp. brown sugar, the ketchup, crushed pepper, allspice and 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper. Boil for 5 minutes.
  4. Using 2 forks, shred the meat and skin from the chicken bones; add to the sauce and stir in 1/4 cup water. Cook to blend the flavors, about 5 minutes.
  5. In a bowl, whisk the remaining 1 tbsp. brown sugar with the remaining 2 tbsp. vinegar; drizzle onto the slaw. Stir in the EVOO; toss to coat.
  6. Divide the chicken among the rolls; top with some slaw. Serve with the chips and extra slaw on the side
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