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Pulled Chicken & Roasted Veggie Adobe Sauce

Updated: Apr 8, 2023




Pulled chicken is a great way to change up a recipe. I saw this recipe on Ree Drummond Pioneer Woman, it tempted me to try it because, it is such an easy and quick recipe but, for me it wasn't spicy enough. Ree has some awesome recipes but I decided to kick it up a notch with chipotle peppers. My twins love spicy food so added 2 or 3 chipotle peppers in Adobe sauce gave it the right amount of spice to satisfy the hungry family tastebuds.


Doing the week if you have kids, cooking a meal can get troublesome. This recipe took all of 10 minutes under the broiler to roast the vegetables and chicken. It was less time than that to create the sauce in the food processor. Dinner done in under 20 minutes is a win win in any game.



Frequently Asked Questions

Can I freeze the Adobe sauce?

Always store the sauce in an airtight container. You can store in the freezer for 3 months. Allow to thaw in the refrigerator 24 hours before reheating.


How long can I store the Adobe sauce in the fridge?

The Adobe sauce can be store in an airtight container in the fridge for 7 days.


Do I use all the Adobe sauce on the pulled chicken?

I would not mix the sauce with the chicken just in case you have left over chicken and want to create a different meal like pulled chicken barbeque or tacos.


How long can I store pulled chicken in the fridge?

Storing the pulled chicken in an airtight container can be stored 3-4 days in the fridge. In the freezer it can be store up to 4 months.


Ingredients Pulled Chicken & Roasted Veggie Adobe Sauce




4 Boneless Chicken Breast

2 Tomatoes

1 large Onions

1 each Yellow, Orange, Red bell peppers

2 Jalapeno Peppers

3 Chipotle in Adobo Sauce

1 Tbsp Garlic Powder

1 Tbsp onion Powder

1 Tsp black pepper

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp cumin






Let's Cook!


  • Preheat the broiler in the oven.

  • Rinse and clean the chicken breast. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, paprika, kosher salt, and black pepper.

  • Cut up the onion, yellow, red, orange bell peppers, jalapeno peppers, and tomatoes.

  • Season the veggies with garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, paprika, kosher salt, and black pepper.

  • Sprinkle olive oil over all of the veggies on the cookie sheet.

  • Sprinkle olive oil on the cookie sheet before you place the seasoned chicken breast down to broil.

  • Place the cookie in the oven under the broiler for about 5 minutes turning over for another 5 minutes.

  • Remove the veggies and puree in a food processor add in 3 chipotle peppers in adobe sauce. Blend well.



  • Add sauce to a saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Allow the chicken to cool and begin pulled and shred the chicken



  • Add the sauce to the pulled chicken and build your sandwiches.


Bon Appetit, ENJOY!








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Erik James
Erik James
Jan 30, 2023

I bet it smells as good as it looks

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