Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Sweet Potato Fries
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A simple, fast recipe for pulled chicken sandwiches, served with sweet potato fries
Recipe type: Main Course
Serves: 4
For the sandwiches:
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 lbs Chicken Breasts, about 4
  • Potato Rolls
For the sweet potato fries
  • ~3 sweet potatoes
  • 2-3 Tbs Olive oil
  • Salt
For the sweet potatoes:
  1. Preheat the oven to 450˚
  2. Slice the potatoes into ¼ inch stops
  3. Working in batches, place cut potatoes in a ziplock bag and add some oil
  4. Close the bag, shake to coat the potatoes
  5. Spread potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet, sprinkle with salt
  6. Bake for ~30 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned
For the sandwiches
  1. While the fries are cooking, get a heavy pot
  2. Add the bbq sauce, cider vinegar, onion, garlic, bay leaf to pot and mix
  3. Add the chicken to the pot
  4. Add 1-2 cups of water to cover the chicken
  5. Add the bay leaf
  6. Bring the chicken to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  7. Remove the chicken from the pot and turn up the heat a bit to cook the sauce down some more while you shred the chicken (10 minutes or so)
  8. Shred the chicken with two forks and return to the sauce
  9. Serve on the potato rolls with the sweet potato fries
Recipe by Meals We Like at https://www.mealswelike.com/2012/09/17/pulled-chicken-sandwiches-with-sweet-potato-fries/