This simple and speedy recipe for a Smoked Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich is perfect for backyard BBQ gatherings or when you're heading to your preferred tailgate location.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes


  • Z Grills 10502B Gen 2
  • oak pellets


  • 1 Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1 Red Onion
  • Gouda Cheese(sliced)
  • Pepper Jack Cheese (Shredded)
  • Your favorite BBQ SAUCE
  • Melted Butter
  • Everything bagel seasoning
  • S&P&G 


  • Unpack your chicken and dry it off
  • Spatchcock the chicken,  then cut in half(Texas Style)
  • Slice 1/2 Red Onion per chicken
  • Season the chicken on all sides,  then put on a wire rack in the fridge for 2-3 hours. 
  • Once that 2-3 hours have passed.
  • Preheat your Z GRILLS 300f-325f
  • Add in the chicken at approximately 1 1/2 hours your bird should be around 135f. Check it and make sure it's cooking evenly.
  • Smoke till 165f breast is reached. Dark meat should be 185f..
  • Approximately 2.3 hours
  • At 165f remove the chicken from yuor Z as its time to remove the meat from the bones. Be careful that no small bones are added. I used 95% white meat in this recipe.
  • Once the meat is removed you want to chop it into bite size pieces. At that point add to a bowl and add in some BBQ sauce. I used a 9×13 oven or grill safe dish. Add in your bottom slider rolls. 
  • Add to that your Gouda Cheese,
  • Add your chopped chick
  • Add your red onion
  • Add some more cheese
  • Add some BBQ sauce
  • Add your crown or top bun
  • Brush with melted butter
  • Sprinkle everything with bagel seasoning.
  • Cover with foil and add back to the pit at 400f..
  • Cook until finished, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove foil and serve


This simple and speedy recipe for a Smoked Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich is perfect for backyard BBQ gatherings or when you’re heading to your preferred tailgate location.
Cost: 10.00
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken

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