Saturday, May 31, 2014

BBQ chicken sandwiches

My husband is an amazing BBQer. Like AMAZING! So I never make these sandwiches because when we have BBQ we have the real thing! But I like having a simple meal to take to people or a good freezer meal for us so this does the trick! My dad use to always make it for me in college, so it takes me back to a simpler time :)

Chicken sandwiches with BBQ sauce

from Better Home and Gardens

3/4 c. water
1/4 c. Worcestershire sauce
1 T. vinegar
1 t. instant beef bouillon granules
1/2 t. dry mustard
1/2 t. chili powder
1/4 t. ground red pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 lbs. chicken
1/2 c. catsup
2 T brown sugar
2 T butter

In a bowl combine water, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, bouillon, mustard, chili powder, red pepper and garlic. Reserve 1/2 c. liquid for sauce; set aside in the refrigerator. Trim fat from chicken and place in crockpot. Pour remaining liquid over the chicken

Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4. 

For sauce, in a small saucepan combine the 1/2 c. reserved liquid, catsup, brown sugar, and butter. Heat and pass sauce with shredded chicken.

To freeze, mix sauce and chicken together. Place in bags and freeze. Defrost and reheat when ready to use!  

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