Shredded BBQ chicken sandwiches are a delicious and easy way to serve a crowd. It’s great for football game days, pool parties, and holiday gatherings. But this recipe for Apple Butter BBQ Chicken Sandwich takes it up a notch. First, shredded chicken is smothered in a sweet, tangy and spicy homemade apple butter barbecue sauce, then topped with a crispy apple and cilantro slaw!
This chicken sandwich hits all of your favorite texture and flavor profiles: Tender, juicy shredded chicken; succulent homemade barbecue sauce with Musselman’s apple butter, cider vinegar, onions, mustard, and spices; and a fruity, refreshing apple slaw.
You can roast your chicken for this recipe, or you can use your slow cooker to keep the heat out in the summertime. Serve atop a soft slider bun for a tasty, handheld dinner idea.