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Stir It Up: Barbecued Pulled Chicken & Healthy Broccoli Slaw

Barbecued Pulled Chicken 

1 8-ounce can tomato sauce

1 4-ounce can chopped green chilies, drained

3 tablespoons cider vinegar

3 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon paprika

1 tablespoon tomato paste

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons dry mustard

2 teaspoons ground chipotle chile

1 teaspoon low sodium salt

2 1/2 pound skinless, boneless chicken (breasts or thighs)

1 sweet onion finely chopped

2 teaspoons minced garlic

Optional toppings: jalapenos peppers, sliced red onions, sour cream, chopped lettuce and tomatoes 

Mix first ten ingredients together and pour into a slow cooker. Add the chicken, chopped onions and garlic and stir just until combined. Cook in the slow cooker on low for about five hours or until the chicken can be pulled apart easily. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board or plate and shred with a fork. Return the chicken to the sauce and stir. May be served on a bun or soft taco shell. May be made ahead of time and warmed up in an oven or microwave.  


Healthy Broccoli Slaw 

1 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons honey or sugar

2 tablespoons virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

2 tablespoons raisins

4 cups shredded broccoli

½ cup sliced almonds  

Mix salt, vinegars, honey and oils together. Mix raisins in shredded broccoli; pour in dressing mixture and toss. Top with sliced almonds and serve.

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