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Hot Honey Chicken Sandwich

Make this easy hot honey chicken sandwich in your slow cooker! Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a BBQ.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 10 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hot Honey Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 388kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 2 pounds chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 2 canned chipotle chili peppers in adobe sauce drained and chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup hot honey more for serving
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar


  • In a slow cooker add chicken thighs. Cover chicken with oil and chopped chipotle chilies. Stir well to combine.
  • Combine onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Add seasonings to chicken. Stir to combine all ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours on low until meat is tender.
  • Before the chicken is finished mix hot honey and apple cider together to combine.
  • Once the chicken is finished cooking shred the chicken with the cooking liquid. Remove chicken from the crockpot and put it in a separate bowl.
  • Pour the hot honey mixture onto the chicken and toss to coat the chicken.
  • Take the shredded chicken and pile it onto the bun. Top with coleslaw and more hot honey!



Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 308IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg