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Crockpot Chicken Caesar SandwichesCrockpot Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

Prepared by: Amy Vance,
Nutrition Specialist,
University of Missouri Extension

June 19, 2016

 

Yield: Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup serving)

 

Chicken:

  • 1½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

 

Dressing:

  • 1¼ nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1½ tablespoons smooth Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt (as needed)

 

Preparation:

  1. Place chicken in slow cooker and add 2 tablespoons water. Add 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper on chicken.
  2. Cook for 4-5 hours on high, or 5-6 hours on low, until chicken is thoroughly cooked but still moist and fall-apart tender.
  3. About 15 to 30 minutes prior to the chicken being done, stir together Greek yogurt, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, vinegar, soy sauce, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/16 teaspoon pepper. Mix until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  4. Just before serving, shred chicken and stir Caesar dressing into chicken in crock pot. Serve on whole wheat bun.

 

Nutrition information per serving

Calories: 114 (without bun)

Total Fat: 2.6g

Protein: 21.6g

Carbohydrate: 2.1g

Fiber: 0g

 

 

Source: adapted from www.twohealthykitchens.com

 

 

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