Pulled Chicken and Avocado Sandwiches

Dish type
Dinner
Serves
8
Ready in
30 minutes*

Ingredients

  • 8 (4- to 5-oz.) bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 (1.1-oz.) pkg. chipotle marinade mix
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup chipotle barbecue sauce or other barbecue sauce
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 8 hamburger buns

Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes*
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ready in
30 minutes*
  1. Place chicken in a large plastic resealable bag. In a small bowl combine marinade mix and oil. Pour over chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  2. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium (300°F to 350°F). Grill chicken 15 minutes or until instant-read thermometer registers 165°F, turning once. Transfer to a cutting board. Using a fork, pull meat from the bone; shred meat and place in a medium bowl. Add barbecue sauce; toss to coat.
  3. In a small bowl combine avocado, lime juice, cayenne, and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  4. To toast buns, place cut side down on grill about 30 seconds; remove from grill. Spoon pulled chicken onto the bottom half of each bun. Top with avocado mixture, cover with top half of bun, and serve.
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Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 424, Calories Fat 164, Total Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 97mg, Sodium 1197mg, Carbohydrate 33g, Protein 30g
Serving Size1
Calories424
Calories Fat164
Calories (fat) extra39
Total Fat17g
Total Fat (extra)27
Saturated Fat3g
Saturated Fat (extra)19
Cholesterol97mg
Cholesterol (extra)33
Sodium1197mg
Sodium (extra)50
Potassium381mg
Carbohydrate33g
Carbohydrate (extra)11
Fiber1g
Fiber (extra)7
Sugars12g
Protein30g
Omega30g
Vitamin A212IU
Vitamin A (extra)4
Vitamin C1mg
Vitamin C (extra)3
Iron2mg
Iron (extra)3