Georgia-style Barbecued Turkey Sandwiches

Dinner made easy with hot burger bun sandwiches that are filled with slow cooked spicy turkey.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

4
turkey thighs (about 3 lb), skin removed
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup yellow mustard
2
tablespoons ketchup
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
2
tablespoons Louisiana-style hot pepper sauce
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
teaspoons liquid smoke
12
burger buns, split
1/2
pint (1 cup) creamy coleslaw (from deli)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place turkey thighs. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients except buns and coleslaw. Pour over turkey, turning turkey as necessary to coat.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove turkey from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Remove meat from bones; discard bones. Shred turkey with 2 forks; return to slow cooker and mix well.
  • 1 Spray 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place turkey thighs. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients except buns and coleslaw. Pour over turkey, turning turkey as necessary to coat.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove turkey from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Remove meat from bones; discard bones. Shred turkey with 2 forks; return to slow cooker and mix well.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a real southern treat, serve this barbecued turkey over warm baking powder biscuits. Just pop some refrigerated baking powder biscuits into the oven while you shred the turkey.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.