Introduction: Jalapeno BBQ Chicken Sandwich

This spicy sandwich will make your mouth water and burn from the intense flavor. As you bite you will taste the crispness of the bun, the spiciness of the chicken, and the crunch of the jalapeno. This dish is a party and appetite pleaser for all ages.


Jalapeno Pepper (2)

Brown Sugar


White Onion


BBQ Sauce

Apple Cider Vinegar


Mozzarella Cheese


Portabella Mushrooms

Step 1: Prep


  • Dice the Jalapeno into cubes and slices
  • Cut the onion into square-sized pieces
  • Take off the Portabello Mushroom stem, cut the rest into 1/2 cm slices


  • Preheat oven to 450


  • Shred the Rotiserrie Chicken and put it into a bowl

Step 2: Jalapeno Medley

  1. Add sliced jalapeno peppers and onions to oiled cast iron pan
  2. Let the onions and jalapenos cook out for and stir occasionally to avoid crispiness
  3. Add sliced portabella mushrooms
  4. The jalapenos should be a bright green and the onions should be sweet
  5. Add salt to taste

Step 3: BBQ Sauce

  1. Add 1 tablespoon of ketchup into a saucepan
  2. Add 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar into the saucepan
  3. Add 1-2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  4. Add 1/2 teaspoon of sriracha
  5. As sauce starts to boil, lower heat and add 2 teaspoons of cornstarch for thickness (make sure to stir out the chunks)
  6. Let it continue to boil for 3 minutes (stirring occasionally)
  7. Add chunks of jalapeno that was previously cut into cubes into the sauce and stir
  8. Taste
  9. Take off heat

Step 4: BBQ Chicken

Add BBQ sauce to chicken and stir

Step 5: Toasting the Bread

Place bread on an oiled sheet pan and bake for 3-5 minutes (depending on bread)

Step 6: Assembling the Sandwich

  1. Put the BBQ chicken, Jalapeno mixture, and mozzarella cheese on the toasted bread and put into oven to melt (if desired)
  2. Take it out at the 2 minute mark

Plate and Enjoy!

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