You are here: Home » Recipes » Cherry-Chipotle Chicken Sandwiches Cherry-Chipotle Chicken Sandwiches Yield 6 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 6 -- boneless skinless chicken thighs1/2 teaspoon sea salt1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper1 medium onion, diced1 small green bell pepper, diced1/2 cup dried cherries6 strip precooked bacon, diced1/4 cup bottled BBQ sauce1 -- 2 chipotle peppers canned in adobo sauce, seeded and minced (or less to taste)2 teaspoons dry mustard1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar6 whole grain buns, split6 slices pepperjack cheese -- Dill pickle slices Instructions Preheat oven to 375 F. Spray an 8×8-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken thighs with salt & pepper, place in baking dish. Combine onion, green pepper, dried cherries, bacon, cherry preserves, BBQ sauce, chipotle pepper, dry mustard, and vinegar. Carefully pour over chicken, cover, and bake for 45 minutes, or until chicken is done (internal temperature of 160 F). Remove chicken thighs to large shallow dish to cool. Pour sauce into medium saucepan over medium high heat; cook for 12-15 minutes, or until reduced to a thick chunky sauce. Meanwhile, "pull" chicken by shredding with two forks. Add chicken back to thickened sauce and heat through. Toast buns under broiler, if desired. Spoon chicken onto bottom buns; add cheese, dill pickle slices, and top buns. Serves 6.