Barbecue Sauce Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Mix a homemade barbecue sauce of tomato sauce, Dijon-style mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and honey or sugar substitute. Stir in shredded cooked chicken and serve the saucy mixture on hamburger buns for quick sandwiches.

Start To Finish Time:
25 mins
6 sandwiches


  • 1 Barbecue Sauce (see below)

  • 2 cup shredded cooked chicken

  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns, split

  • Red onion slices (optional)

  • Dill pickle spears (optional)

Barbecue Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 ounce tomato sauce

  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon honey or heat-stable granular sugar substitute (Splenda)


  1. Prepare Barbecue Sauce. Add shredded chicken to sauce. Heat through, stirring frequently. Serve on split buns. If desired, serve with red onion slices and dill pickle spears. Makes 6 sandwiches.

Barbecue Sauce

  1. In a medium saucepan heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add one 8-ounce can tomato sauce, 2 tablespoons tomato paste, 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, and 1 teaspoon honey or heat-stable granular sugar substitute (Splenda). Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until desired consistency. Season to taste with salt and pepper.