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prep:
15 mins
cook:
55 mins
total:
70 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees . In a small bowl, mix 1/2 tbsp. of the sugar, 1 tsp. each salt and pepper, and the paprika.

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  • In a large baking dish, place the chicken breasts, bone side down, and rub with the spice mixture; cover with foil. Roast until cooked through, 35 to 40 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and let cool slightly (reserve the baking dish with the pan juices). Reduce the oven temperature to 275 degrees .

  • In a medium bowl, whisk the vinegar, ketchup, garlic, cayenne, if using, the remaining 2 tbsp. sugar and 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper for the sauce.

  • Using 2 forks, shred the chicken; discard the bones. Transfer the chicken to the reserved baking dish. Add 1/2 cup of the sauce; toss to coat. Cover with foil and place in the oven until the chicken is heated through, about 20 minutes.

  • Toss the coleslaw mix with the remaining sauce. Pile the chicken on the buns. Top the chicken with the slaw or serve it on the side.

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