Baked Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Baked Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Turn leftover chicken into a new meal with this easy recipe!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 288kcal
Author I Heart Eating


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 1 1/4 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 dinner rolls or Hawaiian sweet rolls*


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Add shredded chicken to a large bowl.
  • Stir in barbecue sauce and pineapple.
  • Cut rolls in half horizontally. 
  • Spread chicken mixture on the bottom half of the rolls.
  • Top with sliced red onion and cheddar cheese.
  • Replace top half of rolls.
  • Cover with aluminum foil, and bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until cheese has melted and sandwiches are hot.
  • Serve warm. 


*You can make your own Hawaiian sweet rolls with this recipe.
**These sandwiches reheat well.
***These sandwiches are also a good way to make a new meal out of slow cooker barbecue chicken. Just replace the chicken and barbecue sauce with leftover slow cooker chicken.
****Nutrition values are estimates. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 7.7mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 2.1mg