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Shredded Chicken Sandwich Recipe

In this post I share my Shredded Chicken Sandwich Recipe this is both comforting and easy to create.  You will find recipe and images featuring how to create on stovetop or crockpot.

Shredded Chicken Sandwich Recipe

On the Table Dinner

The first time I remember enjoying a shredded chicken sandwich was at the local garden center where I had a job.  The sandwich was a meal, warm and easy to bring for a crowd.  In today’s post I downsize the sandwich using ingredients we always have on hand in my kitchen.   Don’t forget to take advantage of the print option available on this post so you can add this to your recipe collection.  My readers are also welcome to share on your favorite social media and Recipe Share sites just be sure to tag me ( @brenhaas )!

In the notes of this recipe, I point out that you can use the pre-cooked rotisserie chickens.  My favorites are found at Costco and Sams Club for a cheap price.  I often consider buying 2 of the chickens when I shop because they taste so good and we go through them fast in my home.   I’d love to hear some of your favorite says to serve up rotisserie chicken besides the best with potatoes and corn.

In The Kitchen

Here are a few of the images I took with hopes it will inspire you to try this recipe today.   You can thank me later!   Below are the ingredients ready to go on my counter for this recipe.

ingredients on counter

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I made just enough for the 3 of us because we like to use the rotisserie chicken in other meals throughout the week.  My son of course added extreme hot sauce to his!

Chicken Salad Serving

Shredded Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Recipe by Bren HaasCourse: MainDifficulty: Easy


Prep time


Cooking time




  • 1 1/2 cups of Shredded Chicken ( I used Rotisserie)

  • 1 small sweet onion chopped

  • 4 oz. of cream cheese

  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream

  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • hamburger buns or crescents rolls 


  • On stove top or in electric pressure cooker - sauté onion.

  • While onion is sautéing mix up cream cheese and heavy cream is a bowl on side

  • Shred chicken from breast of the rotisserie chicken - set aside

  • Once onions are sauté - slowly add the cream cheese mix - stirring making sure it is creamy

  • Add chicken to the hot pot. If too dry add chicken broth

  • Stir for about 5 minutes before putting the lid on to let simmer for about 5 additional minutes. Keep and eye on the mixture. The cream can dry up and start to burn to bottom of the pan so don't be afraid to add more chicken broth

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Serve hot on hamburger bun

  • I didn't have cream of chicken soup on hand so I used cream cheese mixture. If you are doing a large portion of shredded chicken I recommend using cream of chicken soup.

I didn’t have cream of chicken soup on hand so I used cream cheese mixture. If you are doing a large portion of shredded chicken I recommend using cream of chicken soup.

More Recipes Using Rotisserie Chicken

Some of the easiest meals start with a pre-made rotisserie chicken.  Below are a few of my all time favorites.  Secondly, be sure to look at my category on the website featuring more of these recipes. 

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Spicy Chicken Soup Recipe
Spicy Chicken Soup


Let’s Connect

So what did you think of using cream cheese and 1/2 & 1/2 if you don’t have cream of chicken soup on hand?  I love it.. but want to hear your opinion so be sure to comment on this post.   I would also love to hear how you served this email and if your family liked it.  Reach out to me anytime on my contact page featured on this site.

Happy Cooking,

Bren Haas

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