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Enjoy these pulled chicken and chickpea sloppy joes as a healthy change from beef.
Pulled Chicken and Chickpea Sloppy Joes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

These protein packed pulled chicken and chickpea sloppy joes are the perfect filling for a bun or baked potato. Enjoy them healthy and tasty alternative to yet another hamburger. Quick, simple and delicious!

Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken and chickpea
Servings: 8 sloppy joes
Calories: 154 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion peeled & chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled & chopped
  • 6 skinless boneless chicken thighs each cut into quarters
  • 1 cup roughly chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbs sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tbs tomato purée
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 8 bread rolls
  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan with a lid, or a small saucepan. Add the onion and garlic and fry until translucent.
  2. Add the chicken pieces and cook for a few minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Cover the pan and turn the heat right down and allow to cook for about half an hour, stirring from time to time, and adding a little more water if needed.
  4. When cooked, shred the chicken, add the chickpeas and a little more chilli sauce if needed.
  5. Serve in a bun with salad.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Pulled Chicken and Chickpea Sloppy Joes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 207mg9%
Potassium 334mg10%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.