Pulled Chicken and Avocado Sandwiches


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Pulled Chicken and Avocado Sandwiches

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Servings and Ingredients

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


  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 to 350 degrees). Grill chicken 15 minutes or until instant-read thermometer registers 165 degrees, 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.

Nutrition facts


420 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Sodium: 1200mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Protein: 30g

Recipe Source:

Try-Foods International.