Skip Navigation
Search recipes, ingredients, articles, products...
Barbecue Chicken On A Bun

Barbecue Chicken On A Bun

Sweet and tangy barbecue sauce is blended with shredded chicken and topped with mozzarella cheese in this easy sandwich recipe.

What's this?

What is this button?

You now are able to shop & buy these ingredients online! After you select your market, you decide if you want to have your items delivered or picked up today!

Learn How it Works...

15 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time



1/2 cup red wine vinegar or cider vinegar

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce

1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

1 small onion, sliced 1/4-inch

1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper


2 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken

6 onion buns, cut in half

1 medium green bell pepper, sliced into 12 rings

3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all sauce ingrdients in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until slightly thickened and heated through.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir in chicken. Continue cooking 5-10 minutes or until chicken is heated through.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat broiler. Place bottom halves of buns on baking sheet. Divide barbecue mixture evenly among bottom bun halves. Top with green pepper rings; sprinkle with cheese. Broil 2 to 4 inches from heat 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with remaining bun halves.

Nutrition (1 sandwich)

390 Calories
12 Fat (g)
70 Cholesterol (mg)
950 Sodium (mg)
42 Carbohydrates (g)
4 Dietary Fiber
30 Protein (g)
Tried this recipe? Instagram it!
And don't forget to tag us @landolakesktchn.