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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 200.7
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.8 mg
  • Sodium: 832.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 22.1 g

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Pulled Chicken BBQ Sandwich

Submitted by: INFJMJ
Pulled Chicken BBQ Sandwich

Introduction

This low-calorie, low-fat version of the classic BBQ sandwich will be a new family favorite! This low-calorie, low-fat version of the classic BBQ sandwich will be a new family favorite!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    dash of salt and pepper
    2/3 cup BBQ sauce
    6 whole wheat hamburger buns

Directions

Place chicken breasts, along with salt and pepper to taste, in a large pot of water and boil until fully cooked through. (Time will vary depending on whether you are using fresh or frozen chicken.)


Once the chicken is cooked, use a fork to pull the meat apart so it is thickly shredded. (Shredding too finely will cause the sandwich to become mushy once sauce is added.) Place pulled chicken in a large bowl.


Add a half bottle (approx. 2/3 cup) of BBQ sauce. Toss until chicken is coated.


Distribute chicken evenly onto buns. You may choose to toast the buns first, or add toppings like lettuce or red onion to the mixture, or spread a small amount of the sauce right onto the bun before assembling. This delicious alternative to the classic bbq sandwich will be a hit any way you serve it!


Makes about 6 sandwiches






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  • 87 of 92 people found this review helpful
    Merita Lite wheat hamburger and hotdog buns only have 80 calories each, and would cut down on the calorie count. I would probably simmer the chicken breasts in a little chicken broth, which I would later use for soup or to cook cabbage, cauliflower or broccoli. - 8/8/07

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  • Incredible!
    79 of 80 people found this review helpful
    This is tasty! I cook the chicken in my crock during the day, drain, add BBQ and viola! Effortless, great for work days. Thanks for sharing! :O) - 2/25/09

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  • Incredible!
    60 of 67 people found this review helpful
    Consider open faced sandwiches to cut down on half the carbs/calories from the buns. I definately recommend toasting buttered buns w/a sprinkle of garlic powder on a griddle before assembling. Would be great with roasted asparagus! - 9/14/07

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  • Very Good
    49 of 50 people found this review helpful
    I use a lot less BBQ sauce and no salt since the BBQ sauce has plenty. I put it on Arnolds Wheat Sandwich Thins at 100 calories for a top and bottom bun. (I use the sandwich thins for all my sandwiches now - it's delicious!) This makes a great breakfast sandwich and it's really filling. - 7/29/09

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  • Very Good
    46 of 47 people found this review helpful
    I only ended up using 6 tbsp of BBQ sauce for 12 oz of chicken, and it was delicious! - 8/11/07

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  • 41 of 42 people found this review helpful
    Excellent dish! I added sauted onions and the chicken in a skillet rather than boiling it. I also toasted the buns. - 6/18/09

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  • 34 of 36 people found this review helpful
    I have made this before but I used a low carb wrap and another friend of mine used romaine lettuce leaves and we both agree this is an awesome recipe, try a splenda brown sugar in with the BBQ sauce it is too die for! - 5/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    31 of 32 people found this review helpful
    We have been making this for awhile now. Very good and just another way to serve chicken for variety. I leave my chicken in the crockpot on low for 6 hours or so and then shred. So easy! - 3/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    27 of 27 people found this review helpful
    Didn't have low cal bbq sauce but used regular kraft bbq sauce (3 tbsp per 3 oz of shredded chkn) and I really liked it! Husband said 3 tbsp of sauce was too strong and recommends less sauce next time but loves the food! Very easy to prep and make with boiled frozen chicken breasts (10-15 min prep). - 6/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    20 of 21 people found this review helpful
    I didnt add the salt and I used a bit less barbecue sauce and this was still delicious. My husband enjoyed it, too. Thanks for this recipe. I will make it again. - 1/19/09

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  • O.K.
    20 of 27 people found this review helpful
    Easy, and tasted great, but when I added up the calories, I got 437 per serving. Ouch! The buns I bought were 200 calories, plus 120 gms of chicken, and about 3.5 tbs sauce (105 calories). With lower-cal buns, I would definately make it again - just be aware of what you are putting in the pot! - 7/30/07

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  • Very Good
    19 of 22 people found this review helpful
    I am also going to try this with roast pork I bought on sale. - 11/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    We really loved this! I used Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce; only used 12 TBSP which was fine for us; also found 100 cal whitewheat buns so this came out to be a fairly low calorie meal. It definitely tasted delicious and will be a great weeknight meal if the breasts are boiled the night before. Thanks! - 8/2/09

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  • 16 of 19 people found this review helpful
    I do this and just put the chicken in the slow cooker, then shred it and add the BBQ sauce. Ilike it better than beef or pork. - 5/6/09

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  • 14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    This was really good. I was a little apprehensive about the boiled chicken part ... but it tasted much better than my brain thought it would! But the key is to have a GREAT BBQ sauce! Thanks for sharing such an easy meal with us! - 2/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    My Family went crazy for this dish! I could not believe how easy it was also. My daughters and I both liked it with the KC Masterpiece sauce, my hubby wanted Chris and PItts, so I just slpit the cooked chicken into 2 bowls and made everyone happy! - 12/29/08

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  • Very Good
    12 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to try it adding onions and green peppers!with ground beef it will also be great - 6/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 14 people found this review helpful
    OMG! I make the same thing but just use regular KC masterpiece. It freezes well too! I actually use a whole chicken and a whole bottle and put it in the crock pot with a little chicken broth. - 4/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Made with rump roast in pressure cooker - great. thanks. - 6/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe. Sandwiches are great! Absolutely will make them again and again. I give them 5 stars easily. - 6/20/09

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  • Very Good
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    LOVED IT, HUBBY LOVED IT, BUT I DID CUT THE SAUCE DOWN A BIT, VERY GOOD - 6/19/09

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  • 11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Great! Even my teenage son wanted some. It's a great alternative to the hamburgers we have ALL the time. - 6/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I never thought about pulling chicken but this was great! I used about half of the barbecue sauce to keep sodium down. - 5/25/09

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  • Very Good
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Nice way to have the barbeque taste without too many calories. - 5/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good I always have left over chicken and I am going to try this recipe to use up the extra chicken in a way it will not taste left over. Thanks I'll let you know how it works out. - 5/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I've been making my Chicken Sloppyjoes forever. I steam the breasts, shred the meat then cook it with BBQ sauce & chopped onion in a small pressure cooker on low. I serve 4 oz portions on onion buns. - 3/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Made this recipe for myself and 2 of my 3 boys, both are very big food critics after living with a chef for 2 yrs. But I was actually told by the worst critic (my 14 yr old) that it was EXCELLENT! - 9/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely loved it! Pulled pork is one of my favorite things. I actually never thought of doing this with chicken. A GREAT alternative! - 8/10/08

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  • 9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I really liked this recipe. It not only was enjoyed by me but my family loved it as well as just an everyday meal! - 7/23/08

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  • 9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    this is a favorite at my house, do this when having lots of people over GREAT - 7/20/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    good and simple to make and the kids liked it - 5/19/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This was great. I also added some hot sauce for extra zing! - 1/14/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I made this yesterday, using the leftovers from the roast chicken I made for xmas day. It was quite good and I would make it again. Thanks. - 12/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    We have this with the Kraft original. I usually boil a whole chicken, take it off the bones and shred for large gatherings. Everybody likes it. I will have to try it on whole wheat buns. It's good on the Arnold thins too! - 8/29/09

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  • 7 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious, just a little too much sodium for me. - 3/15/09

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  • Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Not at all like the fattening version, but, once in a while if needed to stay on points system, use this recipe. - 11/19/08

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I made this and it was good thanks - 11/8/08

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  • 7 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try this tonight!! Sounds good and I think I can take the left over chicken and add to my rice and bean for lunch tomorrow. - 10/23/08

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Was very good my hubby and son liked it to. I will be making this one again. I used 1 lb.(weight after cooking) and about half the bottle of bbq sauce, this left it a little on the lite side of saucy, but it still had great flavor and left the option for others to add more sauce to their sandwiches. - 7/27/09

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  • 6 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I can't wait to try this. My husband has trouble eating chicken breast, but with this idea I'm sure I will have licked this problem. Thanks for the idea! - 5/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    My family loved this. My husband is a BBQ nut and prides himself on his BBQ and loved this. I used Sweet Baby Rays as we are not KCMP fans!! - 4/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    My entire family loves this. We are having it for the third time tonight. Today I put it in the crockpot to cook all day. - 3/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    A thumbs up meal in this house. Tasty and easy. Will be something to serve to teen guests thats for sure! Thanks! - 1/19/09

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Very Yummy! Thanks for a great dish and one that is really filling as well. - 1/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Simply delcious and very satisfying! - 1/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I love this sandwich! Thanks for submitting this recipe. - 1/5/09

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  • 6 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This does sound good & easy. I do something very similar where I put the chicken in a crockpot all day w/ chicken broth & shortly before serving shred & coat w/ bbq. - 1/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Really easy and tasty! Had it for lunch today. - 8/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I used whole wheat bread because I didn't have buns, but it was still tasty. It's also great cold. - 8/30/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This will be good on the new whole wheat sandwich thins that Orowheat just came out with - only 100 cal each. - 8/3/09

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  • 5 of 10 people found this review helpful
    It sounds quick and easy but I don't think I need that much BBQ sauce. I'll cut it in half. - 6/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I love the chicken recipies as I am not a red meat or pork eater. Thank's ! - 5/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Ohhhhh yummy! I shredded the chicken. - 4/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    loved it,so did my family! - 3/17/09

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  • 5 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I'll give it a try someday - 2/3/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I make this a lot. Very good. - 1/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 1/8/09

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  • 5 of 11 people found this review helpful
    too much salt - 11/22/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    have eaten before just wasn't sure how it was made,but now I can do it.thank you - 6/27/08

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  • Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I didn't use much BBQ sauce, and I used pita bread instead. Thanks. - 8/30/09

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  • 4 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I've made this many times. - 5/28/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    tasted great will add to my list of recipes - 5/5/09

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  • 4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    My family loved these!! - 4/28/09

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  • 4 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Might try it sometime, but it has a high amount of cholestol and my husband has to watch it. So might not be able to make for my family. - 4/22/09

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  • O.K.
    4 of 16 people found this review helpful
    There are better ways to make pulled chicken they do not add any more calories than whats in the bread and chicken. Look up oven bbq in cook books for chicken where you might find a few good suggestions. - 4/7/09

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  • Good
    4 of 9 people found this review helpful
    It was good. - 2/2/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    great sandwich - 1/23/09

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  • 4 of 9 people found this review helpful
    this sounds like one my family would enjoy. And easy, so I will enjoy. - 1/20/09

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  • Good
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    We love KC Masterpiece my favorite BBQ sauce. Good recipe. - 1/20/09

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  • 4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    THis sounds super yummy and easy to do...my kind of recipe :) - 1/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I like to add cheese on it. - 1/17/09

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  • 4 of 10 people found this review helpful
    This sounds quick and easy. Thanks for sharing. - 1/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Really good! - 12/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was great. Thanks for sharing. - 12/1/08

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  • 4 of 10 people found this review helpful
    We do not eat pork in our household, so thank you for an alternative! - 11/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    GREAT - 6/20/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Yum! - 6/18/09

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  • 3 of 12 people found this review helpful
    sounds yummy (: i'll deinitely have to try it - 6/15/09

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  • 3 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Sounds quick and easy!! - 6/9/09

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  • 3 of 10 people found this review helpful
    thanks - 6/6/09

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  • 3 of 9 people found this review helpful
    So easy and so o o o good. - 6/2/09

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  • 3 of 11 people found this review helpful
    sounds yummy! - 5/18/09

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  • Good
    3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Yum - good.. - 5/18/09

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  • 3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Very Good1 - 5/6/09

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  • 3 of 12 people found this review helpful
    sounds great, can not wait to try it. Chicken is my favorite... - 5/6/09

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    3 of 9 people found this review helpful
    YUM-O! - 4/17/09

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  • 3 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Sounds Yummy! - 4/7/09

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  • 3 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Oh, yeah, baby! - 3/2/09

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  • 3 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great! Can't wait to try it! - 2/26/09

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  • 3 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try it...sounds so yummy! - 1/5/09

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  • 3 of 9 people found this review helpful
    yum - 1/5/09

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  • 3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    great! - 11/23/08

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  • 3 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Makes your mouth water - 11/22/08

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  • 3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    wow excellant! - 11/22/08

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  • 3 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good I willt try this. - 11/19/08

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  • 3 of 10 people found this review helpful
    sound easy and very tastey - 11/8/08

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    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    yum!!!! - 8/30/09

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  • 2 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I'm planning on making this one for dinner tomorrow nite! - 4/13/09

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  • 2 of 11 people found this review helpful
    sound yummy. I'm gonna try it. - 2/3/09

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  • 2 of 11 people found this review helpful
    sounds amazing going to try it out this weekend - 1/29/09

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