Total comfort and a whole lot of flavor! Delicious hot sub sandwich packed with chicken, cheese, and homemade white BBQ sauce.
WHITE BBQ CHICKEN SUB SANDWICH
I’m sitting here, writing about this tasty sub sandwich and stress eating popcorn. Why am I stress eating? Well, today was the first day of back to school for my little guy and it felt like the first day of school ever. You know how hard it is to send your babies to school for the first time and today, I feel like I was reliving it again.
This is a whole new school for us and a whole new process. Today, I was introduced to the car drop-off process and after being able to walk him to class for the last 3 years, it was a little tough on both of us.
I had tears in my eyes as I was driving away after he was asking me to walk with him and I couldn’t, and there are other cars around so it’s not like I can linger and see if he will go in with the teacher. It was just heartbreaking! (Lot’s of tears just remembering his face.)
Now, I’m anxiously waiting for the pick up time and keeping myself busy. May be I’ll go and bake a few cakes while I’m at it. It will be a “first day of school stress” bake off! Lot’s of cakes and everything must go. Or, may be I will just keeping sitting in one spot, stress eating my popcorn…
Whether I keep munching on popcorn or not, I know I will be needing my White BBQ Sub sandwich today. It truly is my favorite sandwich. I have two favorites when it comes to subs and it’s Hot Italian Sub and and White BBQ Chicken Sub.
A local sandwich shop introduced me to it and I fell in love at first bite. I get it at the shop often but I love recreating my favorites at home and just the way I like it. Being able to make what you love at home is always nice and I love being able to share the recipes so other can do it too!
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White BBQ Chicken Subs
- White BBQ Sauce:
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 2 Tbsp white vinegar
- 1/2 Tbsp fresh cracked white pepper
- 1/2 Tbsp Creole mustard
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- 2 large garlic cloves pressed
- 2 tsp horseradish
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 14 oz chicken tenders
- 2 Tbsp vegetable oil for cooking
- Salt and pepper
- 2 large shallots sliced
- 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
- 2 French bread subs
- About 1/2 cup white BBQ sauce more for dipping or drizzling
- Mix all ingredients for the white BBQ sauce and refrigerate until ready to use.
- Cook chicken tenders in a saute pan with some salt and pepper, until done. Add shallots about half way through cooking the chicken.
- Let chicken tenders cool until it can be handled. Chop chicken and place it in a mixing bowl.
- Add cooked onions, cheese and white BBQ sauce to the chicken. Mix well.
- Slice bread in the middle to stuff it. (Don't cut all the way through.)
- Divide chicken mixture between the subs.
- Sprinkle some more cheese over the top.
- Place subs on a baking sheet and pop them under a broiler until cheese is melted. (Keep an eye on it so it doesn't burn.)
- You can drizzle a little more white BBQ on top and serve right away.
Living in Australia. Love this recipe. Sorry for my ” healthy” additions of celery, parsley and spring onion. My husband is a vegetable fanatic so it passes as it has two or more. Yum yum. Thanks so much!
Glad you like it, Fran!
I want to make this for next week and have enough to have a second day later in the week. Would you make them all in the buns and store it in the fridge, or separate in containers and assemble the day of for the second day?
I would make them separate and assemble them on the day of so your bread doesn’t get soggy. I hope you enjoy them!
Tiffany B says
Mixied reviews on this, probably my fault. We did not have Creole mustard and I couldn’t get it delivered in time and homemade takes 24 hours or so I substituted with dijon. We also only had extra hot horseradish so I am not sure how these two changes impacted the overall flavors. The flavors themselves were complex and interesting but I think we were all unsure if we liked it or not, it was unlike really any other flavor. I will try this again without substitutions to give it a fair shot, easy enough to put together if you have the ingredients.
ok thank you. It was very good. Was thinking I did something wrong. Will definitely make again.
Is the sauce suppose to be runny??
Yes, the sauce is pretty thin sauce since it isn’t cooked so it’s a thinner sauce then a regular bbq sauce.
Delicious recipe. Just made these for dinner tonight. Will definitely make again. I used a spicy Dutch mustard instead of creole since that’s what I had on hand.
I am glad you liked them, Ash!
Sonya Patnode says
This was a great recipe. I really loved the flavor. I added a little bit of sour cream to the BBQ blend as well as a mix of cheddar and mozzarella cheese. I will definitely make this again. I think it would taste great over noodles or rice too.
Oh, that is an interesting idea! I bet it would taste good with noodles or rice! I will have to give that a try! 🙂
Ray H says
Did I miss something? The instructions call for cooked onions, but that is not on the ingredient list. How much cooked onion?
Shallots are a type of onion. So two large shallots get sliced and then cooked with the chicken. Then chop the chicken, add the cooked shallots, cheese, and white BBQ sauce.
This recipe is okay, but not like any white sauce I’ve ever eaten (and I’m born and raised and still live in the South and I have eaten a LOT of BBQ). I’ve never had the sauce with (this much) horseradish in it and while I like horseradish so the 2 tsp didn’t bother me, like I said, it wasn’t like any other white sauce I’ve had. And it made it spicy and a bit overpowering for others that were eating this. I think next time I’ll either greatly reduce the horseradish to just 1/2 or 1/4 t or leave it out altogether. I think that will make it more like a traditional Alabama white sauce.
Barb M says
Holy goodness!! It’s rare a recipe will be this much of a hit with all 5 of us, but this one was. It was even better the next day warmed up! I had a large pack of chicken, so I had to triple the recipe, and it was great!
Thanks so much for sharing this recipe with us!
I am so glad you liked it, Barb! It is my husband’s fav as well! 😉
Jennifer H says
I have subbed different mustards with what I had on hand (and i leave out the horseradish).. delicious every time. 🙂 Thank you for this recipe! How long would the sauce keep in the refrigerator?
On my menu rotation from this day forward♥️
Thank you for sharing🤘
Thank you for the sweet compliment, Tina! So glad you enjoyed it!