Crock Pot Jalapeño Popper Chicken Sandwiches

Ingredients (4 sandwiches)
Pulled Chicken
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 to 1 1/2 cup chunky Salsa
1/4 cup water
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

Instructions

In bottom of 6-quart slow cooker, place chopped onion; top with chicken breast. Season chicken with salt.  Pour salsa verde and diced tomatoes on top of chicken. Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours.  Shred chicken with 2 forks. Set slow cooker to lowest setting, and cover until ready to assemble sandwiches.

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.

In another 1-quart saucepan, heat Cheese Sauce ingredients over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth.

On large buns, layer pulled chicken, cheese sauce, toasted bacon bread crumbs and pickled sliced jalapeño chiles.
Jan Tanis
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