Menu

Slow-Cooker Jalapeño Popper Chicken Sandwiches

  • Save Recipe
Slow-Cooker Jalapeño Popper Chicken Sandwiches
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4
  • Save
  • Print
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Email
Ready to Make?
  • Save
  • Shop
  • Share
  • Keep Screen On
Combine your loves of spicy appetizers and sandwiches with this fabulous slow-cooker rrecipe!
Updated Sep 30, 2014

Ingredients

Pulled Chicken

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup salsa verde
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) Muir Glen™ diced tomatoes, undrained

Toasted Bacon Bread Crumbs

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 slices diced cooked bacon
  • 2/3 cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs

Cheese Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1/4 cup milk

Buns and Optional Topping

  • 4 large buns
  • 1/2 cup pickled sliced jalapeño chiles, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Breadcrumbs

Steps

  • 1
    In bottom of 6-quart slow cooker, place chopped onion; top with chicken breast. Season chicken with salt.
  • 2
    Pour salsa verde and diced tomatoes on top of chicken. Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours.
  • 3
    Shred chicken with 2 forks. Set slow cooker to lowest setting, and cover until ready to assemble sandwiches.
  • 4
    In 1-quart saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add diced bacon and bread crumbs, stirring 2 to 3 minutes, until lightly toasted. Set aside.
  • 5
    In another 1-quart saucepan, heat Cheese Sauce ingredients over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth.
  • 6
    On large buns, layer pulled chicken, cheese sauce, toasted bacon bread crumbs and pickled sliced jalapeño chiles.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Not a fan of spicy foods? Use mild sliced jalapeños or substitute with sweet banana peppers.
  • tip 2
    For easier cleanup, spray inside of slow cooker with cooking spray before adding ingredients.

Nutrition

800 Calories, 36g Total Fat, 70g Protein, 49g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
800
Calories from Fat
320
Total Fat
36g
55%
Saturated Fat
17g
84%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
210mg
70%
Sodium
1330mg
55%
Potassium
660mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
9g
Protein
70g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 7 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
© 2021 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved