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4.75 from 8 votes

Honey Lime Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Honey lime shredded chicken sandwiches are cooked up in the slow cooker and topped with an easy slaw for a simple and easy weeknight dinner. Slightly sweet, savory, tangy and delicious.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 333kcal



  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • ½ cup shredded zucchini
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ¼ cup torn cilantro leaves


  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon dijon
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil




  • In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, zucchini, carrots and cilantro.
  • Shake together all vinaigrette ingredients, and toss slaw to coat.


  • Top each bun with around ½ cup of pulled chicken and cabbage slaw.
  • Serve immediately.

Meal Prep

  • Chicken can be cooked up to 4 days ahead or frozen for 3 months.
    Cabbage, carrots and zucchini can be prepped ahead, and vinaigrette can be shaken together and stored in the fridge for up to 4 days.



Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 355mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g