These easy vegan pulled chicken sandwiches are ready in just 15 minutes for a simple yet delicious vegan dinner idea.
If you are looking for a really simple vegan dinner idea then look no further. These vegan pulled chicken sandwiches are absolutely amazing.
Sometimes when you are running short on time, you are looking for a simple dinner but that doesn’t mean that you don’t want something with flavor. In fact, far from it.
So if you have or can grab a bag of vegan chicken then you are already halfway through this recipe!
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VEGAN PULLED CHICKEN INGREDIENTS:
Below are notes about the main ingredients before we get into the full recipe located lower in this post on how to make this easy vegan dinner recipe:
- Vegan chicken – for these photos we used Daring brand, but you can use your favorite vegan chicken brand
- Seasonings – we are using a combination of brown sugar, smoked paprika, garlic powder, cumin, salt, dry mustard, chili powder, and black pepper for the ultimate
- BBQ Sauce – we love our homemade vegan bbq sauce for even more ultimate flavor for this recipe
Substitutions and Variations:
- Vegan chicken – you can use jackfruit, oyster mushrooms, soy curls for this recipe as well
- Seasonings – you could use an all-purpose BBQ seasoning blend if you wanted to use that instead
- BBQ Sauce – any store bought brand will work or you can switch up the sauce completely to make other flavors
Yes! Use a top 8 free bbq sauce and buns. For the “chicken” we’d recommend jackfruit or mushrooms (or something else similar)
Yes! This is best served the same day; however, it can be reheated up to 5 days later.
We highly recommend using our homemade vegan BBQ sauce; however, you can use whatever your favorite sauce is! You could even switch it up with other sauces as well.
Yes! However, you should cook on low heat with a lid for 25-30 minutes. You will also want to increase the amount of bbq sauce to 1 full cup. The texture will not be as good as the instant pot method, but still delicious.
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Vegan Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
- Into a bowl, add all the ingredients from brown sugar to black pepper. Stir together.
- In a separate bowl add the vegan chicken pieces and oil and toss to coat. Add the dry bbq seasoning blend. Stir to coat.
- Turn a pressure cooker onto to the saute feature. When heated, add the seasoned vegan chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes, flipping halfway through.
- Add in the bbq sauce and toss to combine. Add the lid and seal. Turn pressure cooker to manual high heat and cook for 5 minutes then quick release.
- Transfer the cooked vegan meat to a bowl to shred with two forks before going back in the sauce.
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