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Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich with Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Salad

The Fresh Express® Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kit® is more than a salad. It makes a delicious topping for barbecue chicken, burgers, and any just about any sandwich!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Sandwiches
Servings 12


  • 3 packages Fresh Express® Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kits® (9.4-ounce)
  • 1-1/2 cups mesquite barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 yellow onion peeled,halved, thinly sliced
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 12 hamburger buns


  • Mix the barbecue sauce, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Place the onion in the bottom of a slow cooker; top with chicken breasts. Pour the sauce over the chicken. Cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 5 to 6 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove the chicken and shred with two forks; place shredded chicken back in the sauce and mix well.
  • Place the Fresh Express® Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kits® into a large bowl; toss with the salad dressing. Add the toppings; toss to combine.
  • To make one sandwich, place 1/2 cup pulled chicken on the bottom bun; top with 1/4 cup Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kit® and top of bun. Serve with additional Bacon Thousand Island Chopped Kit® on the side.
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