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Simple BBQ Chicken Sandwiches on a grey plate on top of a red cloth.

One Pan BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

A quick and easy way to make shredded bbq chicken sandwiches without having to slow cook the chicken for hours!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken thigh recipe, one pan, store bought bbq sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 sandwiches
Calories 185kcal


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs trimmed of excess fat
  • ½ C onion chopped
  • 1 med green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 21 oz bottle KC Masterpiece® Kansas City Classic BBQ Sauce
  • Bread and other sandwich toppings


  • Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper and brown on both sides until lightly golden. Remove from pan.
  • Add onions and peppers to the pan and saute for 4 minutes or until tender. Return chicken to the pan and pour in BBQ sauce. Stir to coat, cover and lower heat to a simmer.
  • Cook 30-40 minutes or until the chicken is tender and easily shreds. Top bread with shredded chicken and any desired toppings.


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 331mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 101IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg