Michael Burnbaum - Pulled BBQ Chicken
Pulled BBQ Chicken
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (14-ounce) can low-sodium tomato sauce
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup organic apple cider vinegar w/ "the mother"
5 tablespoons pure molasses
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cooked and shredded)
6 whole-wheat hamburger rolls or 12 whole wheat bread slices
6 large green lettuce leaves (optional)
Heat the oil in a large saute pan over a medium heat. Add the onions and cook until they are soft and
for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another minute. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste,
water, vinegar, molasses, pepper and liquid smoke and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and
simmer for 15 minutes. Add shredded chicken, return to a simmer, and cook an additional 10 minutes.
Split buns/slices. Place a leaf of lettuce on each roll (optional), then pile on 3/4 cup of the chicken
mixture onto the roll.
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