Pulled Chicken

Pulled Chicken

Forget barbecue when you can instantly whip up this awesome and simple pulled chicken recipe. Serve on sandwiches, sliders or as an entrée.

This recipe is from Holly Clegg’s trimandTERRIFIC® KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence.


Makes 4 (3/4-cup) servings

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded skinless rotisserie chicken breast


  1. In nonstick pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté onion until tender. Add remaining ingredients except chicken, stirring. Cook about 7 minutes.
  2. Add chicken and continue cooking until well heated.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 170 Calories
  • 14% Calories from Fat
  • 3g Fat
  • 1g Saturated Fat
  • 63mg Cholesterol
  • 821mg Sodium
  • 16g Carbohydrates
  • 1g Dietary Fiber
  • 11g Total Sugars
  • 21g Protein
  • Dietary Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 3 lean meat

Terrific Tip: Chili sauce is found where ketchup is in the grocery. If you want to substitute ketchup for chili sauce, add 1 teaspoon chili powder to ketchup.

Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trimandTERRIFIC® KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidenc. For more of Holly's healthy recipes and tips, visit her Blog and YouTube channel.