Beijing Pulled Chicken Sandwich

with carrot and peanut slaw and roasted potato wedges

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Eggs, Wheat, Peanuts, Soy

A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Russet Potato
  • 1 Persian Cucumber
  • 1 Lime
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro (.25 oz wt)
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    1 oz. Honey Roasted Peanuts
  • 16 oz. Chicken Thighs (16 oz)
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    1 Tbsp. Asian Ginger, Garlic, and Chile Rub
  • 3 oz. Matchstick Carrots
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    ½ fl. oz. Soy Sauce (.5 fl oz)
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    2 Buns
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    751
  • Carbohydrates
    64g
  • Fat
    30g
  • Protein
    59g
  • Sodium
    1505mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Medium Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
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    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut potatoes into ¼" wedges. Trim cucumber, halve lengthwise, then cut into matchsticks. Zest and halve lime. Quarter one half and juice remaining half. Stem cilantro and mince stems. Reserve leaves whole. Coarsely chop peanuts. Pat chicken thighs dry.

  • Step 2 - Make the Potatoes
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    Make the Potatoes

    Toss potatoes on prepared baking sheet with 2 tsp. olive oil. Spread into a single player and roast until browned and tender, 18-20 minutes. Toss with half the seasoning blend (reserve remaining for chicken) and cilantro stems. While potatoes roast, make slaw.

  • Step 3 - Make the Slaw
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    Make the Slaw

    Toss carrots, cucumber, cilantro leaves, peanuts, and 1 Tbsp. lime juice, 2 tsp. olive oil, and ¼ tsp. salt in a mixing bowl. Set aside to let flavors marry.

  • Step 4 - Sear the Chicken
    4

    Sear the Chicken

    Place a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and chicken thighs to hot pan. Cook until browned and chicken reaches a minimum internal minimum temperature of 165 degrees, 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from burner, cover, and rest 3 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Shred Chicken and Warm Buns
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    Shred Chicken and Warm Buns

    Shred chicken in pan and add soy sauce, 1 tsp. lime zest, and remaining seasoning blend. Stir until chicken is coated. Place buns directly on oven rack and toast until bread is warmed, 1-2 minutes.

  • Step 6 - Finish the Dish
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    Finish the Dish

    Place shredded chicken on top of bottom bun. Top with slaw and top bun. Place sandwich on a plate, add potatoes on the side, and garnish with lime wedges.