Delicious BBQ chicken sandwiches


Now that football season is upon us it’s time start to start thinking about “game day” food. One of my hubby’s favorite things is BBQ chicken sandwiches. I love them too because they are super simple to make and quite tasty!

A few weeks ago I was walking through the grocery store and spotted Dr. Pepper BBQ sauce. I’m not much of a pop drinker, but I make my sweet pork with Dr. Pepper (which is delicious), so I knew I had to buy some to try with the BBQ chicken sandwiches I was making that night. I also picked up some King’s Hawaiian hamburger buns because they are the best! They are super soft and have a great flavor.


These BBQ chicken sandwiches ended up being my all time favorite. Want the recipe? Here ya go… it’s super simple!

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Quick and delicious BBQ chicken sandwiches


  • 4 pieces of boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 bottle of BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • King’s Hawaiian hamburger buns
  • cilantro


1. Place water, chicken and BBQ sauce in a crock pot. Season with salt and pepper. Cook on low for 4-6 hours, or until the chicken easily shreds.Then shred the chicken and let simmer with sauce for 30 minutes. If you’re in a hurry you could always use a cooked rotisserie chicken as well. All you do is pull off the chicken and mix with BBQ sauce.

2. Once your chicken is shredded place on bun and top with cilantro.

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Our family loves these and I think you’rs will too. They are perfect for a tailgating party or family get together. Enjoy!


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Jamielyn Nye

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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