I love the idea of serving them on Kings Hawaiian rolls. Maxie’s is gone so now the spot is Woody’s for their shredded chicken sandwich. I live in Sidney, Ohio and we buy them from the Chilly Jilly’s. This points back to the depression era where they would have been unavailable. That’s how I was taught to make it. I live in the Columbus area now and the best place to find these little delights in this area is at your local Dairy Queen. Come back and give it a rating! Thanks for sharing your recipe. Im originally from Nee Phila!!! This takes me waaay back . I lived in Tiffin until my family moved when I was in the 6th Grade. Required fields are marked *. ). The Amish Way Cookbook More info. So much this! I really had no idea this was an Ohio thing, had it all my life so assumed everyone eats it. It’s exactly what I’ve been looking for. Stir chicken until all pieces appear to be shredded. I remember my sisters and I watching Patches and Pockets! I’m thinking it would get crusty and stick to the crockpot. I have not heard of that canned chicken, will have to look for it. And trying turkey would be great with Thanksgiving deals/leftovers. I grew up in Knox County, Ohio and you can find these sandwiches at almost every concession stand, especially during a baseball game! Then you could use milk and limited other ingredients which were all available to farmers thus the Ohio roots of these sandwiches. My gram made them for my wedding at my request. Overall, like Chipped Beef on Toast, this meal is all about memories, nostalgia and regional tradition. These sandwiches are very popular in this area (Ohio). Great memories of the Buckeye State. It is mouthfuls of tangy sweet happiness, and you can cook this indoors in the a/c! My family made these, and I still do, by cooking a whole chicken or breasts and and thighs with bone in and skin on to make a rich broth. I am not. Hot Shredded Chicken with cream of chicken/mushroom, spices and chicken flavored stuffing. I plan to shock ’em all and serve them up your recipe some evening for dinner. Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken, cooked & shredded. Dissolve bouillon cubes in hot water and add to chicken. Thanks! WOW! It really made my day! Was raised in Newark, OH. One regional food native to the farmlands of Ohio is the Ohio Shredded Chicken sandwich – also called the sloppy chicken or hot pressed chicken sandwich. It’s been in the teens up here. I use fresh chicken though, cream of chicken (sometimes I do some cream of mushroom or cream of celery too) and crushed Ritz crackers. It really is great family, comfort food. I love the drink pairing, root beer float- Perfect! INGREDIENTS. Yay a Columbus neighbor! Our Mom took the sandwiches away, took out all the skin, then we enjoyed our sandwiches. But isn’t is interesting how food can comfort the soul. Place a cutting board on top of the sandwich, and then place a heavy weight on the cutting board (helps … . Do not overcook them or they will fall apart. Andrew, thanks so much for sharing your story with this recipe! for? I know and have worked with Gribbles from GH, but time has taken their names from my memory. I am a Findlay girl, now living in Indiana. I grew up in Cass County, Indiana. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I have not used canned chicken, however I use precooked whole chickens that you buy at Sam's or Costco. All that comfort food gave me something to focus on instead of crying. I’ll add the chicken back to the pot and add enough stock so that there’s a half inch or so before the meat is covered. My daughters favorite meal!! I watched it as soon as I made it back to Texas, over & over again. I mean comfort food meal ended with ice cream- what could be better!?! That’s the only way I make it now. I chose yours because you mentioned Ohio. A little flavoring/filler trick we always used in the nursing home though; use stuffing mix in place of the croutons. Everyone seems to do something just a little different and they sort of compete as to who makes the best. You should try the one down in New philly called Fundays. Oh my! Throw some Conns potato chips on the plate with the sandwich and you got a group of happy ppl. I have one pot that cooks hotter than another. Salads and Sandwiches «︎ Back to Recipes. I am going to try this recipe. The canned chicken was already thickened; if you used your own whole chicken you needed to thicken it with something so lots of people used Town House or Ritz crackers or just a little flour. Happy New Year! Hope that helps. Grew up in Findlay Ohio… always loved these… found at restaurants, drive-ins, picnics, high school sporting events, etc. I didn’t realize that pulled chicken is totally a Buckeye tradition!!! We moved to southern Indiana and people never heard of it there. I usually make this for my family and we get at least two meals out of it. Also good on a plate w/o the bun! The party isn’t until the end of April and the food needs to travel 7 hours to get there. I crush a sleeve of buttery townhouse crackers add that to the chicken, add cream of chicken soup and a teaspoon of poultry seasoning. Difference being if we didn’t use Sweet Sue we stewed a whole chicken, not just the breast. Everyone keeps talking about the chips! I’m check next time for sure! I’m from Vaughnsville now living in Fl. Yes, perfect for cool/cold days. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I am living in Crooksville and I am from Rushville Ohio a ways down the road. Although I think my husband would revolt if I used canned meat (he say he can taste the difference) I also use any leftovers to make creamy chicken soup with it. A crockpot full of this stuff is a huge hit here every time! One that uses canned chicken and that is Recipe for Shredded Chicken Sandwiches. You wouldn’t believe some of the stuff they can come up with down here when you ask for shredded chicken sandwiches. ). Loved these too! *I learned how to make it from scratch after Thanksgiving one year when I was feeling bad about throwing out the turkey carcass, which I roasted again for a short while until everything was browning well, then I proceeded to make stock used the left-over turkey in it as noted above. Learning to do it from scratch is insurance that I’ll never lose my favorite chicken sandwich. Definitely my favorite sandwich. YES KW! Lots of you mentioned using canned chicken for the base (specifically this one) but I don’t think hubs will let me try that variation. This recipe is perfect! I remember having these sandwiches in the school cafeteria. Yes! Consequently, I need to prepare things ahead of time and freeze them. Needless to say…..I appreciate whoever came up with the Mansfield FB and love it when there is a new posting. I use mine for the more universal Chicken Noodle Soup (see link to recipe above). Thanks for sharing your story of these infamous chicken sandwiches. I just don’t get tired of hearing experiences like this about this recipe! Make broth and boil sliced carrots and green beans until soft. Learn how your comment data is processed. These are a real treat, and along with ham loaf, are typicaliy Ohio farm country eating! https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/32209/hot-shredded-chicken-sandwiches Thank you, thank you, thank you! Thanks for sharing your experience with this recipe. Toss onion, mushrooms, carrots, and celery in flour, add to skillet with broth, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. It is great that it is so simple!! We grew up with the broth and fresh bread crumbs to thicken recipe. THANKS!). Roll out paper thin and cut into 1-inch squares. Drain, reserving 1 teaspoon of drippings. Crock Pot Mississippi Crack Chicken Sandwiches are a creamy twist on the classic Mississippi Roast that couldn't be simpler to prepare. Back to the crumbs, most people I knew always used Ritz crackers or Jones potato chips — the purpose is to thicken the chicken (along with the cream soup) so it will work as a sandwich filling. To taste. 1/2 cup . I’m originally from LIma, Ohio and loved these so much. The home and visiting teams loved them. Just awesome ! Oh, I also cut back on the brown sugar in the sauce (instead of using 3T as would for 1.5 recipes). You can buy shredded chicken in the deli department for about $4.50/pound (2011). But I wanted to introduce you to this family fave. I’m from Piqua, Ohio and I used to have to wait for our local BK rootbeer stand to open so I could enjoy a shredded chicken sandwich. Save this recipe for Slow Cooker Ohio Shredded Chicken Sandwiches for all your festive fall gatherings. I know of one who uses the chicken stuffing mix. The Mention Of Jones’ Chip nearly brought a tear to my eye (they just are not the same anymore). It’s simple comfort food and I’ll be doing it this Christmas and New Years. Thanks for stopping by to leave your comments! Findlay girl from Tennessee!! I’ve mostly used the chicken stuffing; but have replaced it with turkey stuffing for thanksgiving parties.. . I’ve never tried making this with chips or crackers or croutons. Brice, Thanks so much for sharing your memories and info on this iconic recipe! So I make crockpots full for myself and eat it all week! This traditional Ohio Shredded Chicken Sandwich Recipe is a classic. It brings back memories of playing softball and family reunions. THANK YOU SO MUCH! Thanks for sharing this recipe. And let me know if this version holds up! Thanks for sharing. What do you cook the chicken in before adding the soup? Go ahead — make it, you’re gonna love it! I tried recreating them many times, years ago to no avail. Simply the best, I’m so excited to try this recipe. Trying to find just 5 recipes to share is always a challenge. I would love to find the recipe for Maidrites. Yummy yummy. I remember them serving shredded chicken sandwiches at school for lunch, occasionally. Trying this recipe tonight. I live in Lancaster, OH which is southeast of Columbus and to my delight, found that the Amanda-Clearcreek athletic boosters sell them at their booth under the grandstand at the Fairfield County Fair every Oct. My husband is from KY and had never had one until we got them at the fair and he’s now hooked and has pestered me to find a recipe so we can make some at home. Originally from Clyde, Ohio in Sandusky County. That is a basic timeline. If we didn’t have time to make our own, we’d go to ROOT’S POULTRY on Route 20 and buy what we needed. Follow Mary (Mission to Save)’s board Frugal Recipes on Pinterest. This was a staple at pretty much every gathering. We moved from Piqua, Ohio 3-1/2 years ago to Florida. Crock Pot Hot Cheesy Chicken Sandwiches. I never knew DQ had these on the menu! This is important when you live in FL and it is 9 million degrees outside!! I am from Ohio but now live in South Carolina. I grew up in Galion, OH…I’ve lived in FL since 1985. I’m so glad my recipe matches your memories! I will have to stop soon. I love them and a Buckeye through and through. Here is another site I came across you may be interested in. Pour mixture into large saucepan. I was born and raised in Fremont, Ohio. Put on the lid and cook for 10-15 minutes or until soft and fluffy. How terrible that TSA took your Brinkman’s! Food, family and friends- I love it! The best I ever had was a mix. Leftovers mixed with cooked noodles make a great casserole. Tap the stars to rate or give a rating the comments section below. I will be one happy lady tonight when I eat these for after all of these years. I decided to do a mix of breadcrumbs and a stockpile pantry staple croutons. I would love going places with concession stands because you knew there’d be shredded chicken sandwiches. See more ideas about Recipes, Cooking recipes, Food. And I love Ohio’s famous candy – the buckeye. Made my day! , Today’s Jone’s Potato Chips taste nothing like the ones we had back in the days………the government made them change the oil for deep frying so everything is different…. Nutritional Info. Shredded chicken sandwiches are a leftover from the days when everyone had chickens and you didn't butcher them until they quit laying eggs. One regional food native to the farmlands of Ohio is the Ohio Shredded Chicken sandwich – also called the sloppy chicken or hot pressed chicken sandwich. cream of mushroom soup. My husband is an Ohio native. I know Marilyn said she used a sleeve of saltines. I used a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store, cream of chicken soup, Ritz crackers and lots of pepper. Grew up in Fremont, Ohio and only chips allowed in our house. Two more things I miss from Ohio: pizza and Coney dogs. Deanna- yes it does freeze well! At our 4-H fair, the homemakers club had a booth and sold these sandwiches! Judy Ault Billings. amzn_assoc_placement="adunit0";amzn_assoc_search_bar="true";amzn_assoc_tracking_id="mistosav0a-20";amzn_assoc_ad_mode="manual";amzn_assoc_ad_type="smart";amzn_assoc_marketplace="amazon";amzn_assoc_region="US";amzn_assoc_title="My Ohio Shredded Chicken Sandwich Picks";amzn_assoc_linkid="f0c69126ad2286d4eea69c4e606b0434";amzn_assoc_asins="B003OAJGJO,B074PHL51Y,B0199AWHC0,B00A3KBCZE,B01N7ZLNY0,B01HHVZRRA,B01J24G37I,B00I86TUYU"; I grew up in Upper Sandusky, OH – Wyandot County (NO, not Cedar Point) and I loved the Dairy Snack’s and Mike’s shredded chicken sandwiches. They are simply delicious! Guess where I’m going for lunch today! They came out at every church supper and picnics. . Start Here to Learn How to Save Money With Coupons, can substitute can of chicken broth - just add a little more breadcrumbs, seasoned breadcrumbs, saltine crackers, croutons or mix, dash of seasoned salt and garlic powder to taste, chicken, sandwich, Shredded Chicken Sandwich Recipe. Yum! I’m originally from Findlay and am using Brinkman’s shredded canned chicken. Your email address will not be published. No one ever knows what I’m talking about when I say I miss these yummy sandwiches!! https://tastykitchen.com/.../main-courses/shredded-hot-chicken-sandwiches And no not from Ohio, I love the “Thanksgiving” twist on yours. Also another Ohio thing, making chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, and corn! I pass by Root’s on Rt 20 several times a week. They are served at all family gatherings and community events. It can really be made in less than 1/2 he to be honest. If you are looking for an easy weeknight meal, look no further than these Barbeque Pulled Chicken Sandwiches! Whenever they we on the menu, my sisters and I were very excited. I just started using the mixer hack to shred the chicken- game changer! Cathy’s Simple Chicken Sandwiches | Serves 12 to 15. Had them at my wedding reception, but made with flour like you remember. I think the croutons give it a nice texture and added flavor. Add eggs slowly . Question for you. To me all you taste is stuffing. I use stovetop stuffng instead of crackers or chips! How long is a few hours too cook the chicken before shredding? Must be a Findlay thing ❤️, This regional fave even has regional differences. It is not a chicken sloppy joe recipe- they are shredded chicken sandwiches without a tomato/barbecue base. 2. We lived on the Van Wert-Paulding Co. Line Rd by the old Gudakunst Airport. It's the taste of fine home cooking. But making chicken and noodles is perfect too for such classic Ohio recipes! ? It is very common to see these sandwiches served at the concessions for sporting events as well as local ice cream stands, I had no idea this is a regional treat. Sure, I don’t see why not. I tried this recipe and my family loved it! Open boned chicken and place in large roaster. To taste. Yay! Yep, that’s the size. From Mansfield also. Shady Grove in Findlay Ohio was our favorite sandwich spot. We do get Ballreichs Potato Chips from time to time. lay them on a greased tray, Make broth and boil sliced carrots and green beans until soft, Bring the soup to a rolling boil and carefully spoon in the dumplings. Right before I left, my aunt gave me a can of Brinkman’s chicken to try & make it. My aunt was old-fashioned and very frugal. I remember visiting family shortly after my move and learning about ‘ Shaw Shank Redeemtion’. 2 1/2 cups of shredded chicken; large pot of chicken broth or stock; Instructions . People always ask for the recipe. and some farmers markets etc will sell the. So when you cook the chicken in a crockpot you don’t need to add any liquid to it for the first couple of hours? Heat and let cook to mix flavors. Bake uncovered for 1/2 hour at 375 F. 3. I cannot wait to try these recipes! I’m not 100% sure right now with the pandemic so I’m thinking I will freeze whatever is left. I finally asked his mom and found several recipes on pinterest. Add onion, celery, carrots,salt and pepper to flavor the stock. Do NOT open the lid! Thank you for this recipe. Includes Amish home remedies. Perhaps the best part of this meal is that these sandwiches are almost as easy to make as they are to eat. I’m going to try without when I make them. Hello Mary, Oh my gosh, I remember eating these sandwiches at my Grandma’s. Thanks for commenting Brandi. I was raised in My. I remember they used to serve these occasionally at school for lunch. No preservatives used. Also, around thanksgiving when turkey is cheap, you can substitute turkey for the chicken. Isn’t it fun to see all the memories around a simple shredded chicken sandwich! Perfect! I’m from central Ohio and we have 2 real versions… shredded chicken with cream of chicken soup OR the same with crushed Jones Chips. 36 oz Canned chunk chicken* with broth from can (s) – I use three 12 oz cans … Ooo, sour cream would add a nice little zip. I am a IL transplant from NW Ohio, Defiance Co. No one makes pulled chicken sandwiches around here! This is popular way to make it in the Zanesville to Newark areas of Ohio all the way south to Corning and all the way north to millersburg. From Tiffin. I grew up in Sidney, OH. We used Stove Top stuffing mix with cream of chicken, and the broth from roasting the turkey. Roll out paper thin and cut into 1-inch squares. That would make sense with the limited ingredients in them as people had access to limited items. I’m frugal, but yikes I wouldn’t want to bite into the skin either! The ladies included diced celery in the recipe. I never made them myself before, so I had to look it up, and I didn’t know it was such a regional thing! Back in the late ’60s, early ’70s, a little block building on the side of an ally in Loudonville. We would make it pretty much the same way (except canned meat) but instead of croutons for crunch I would put potato chips (normally Ballreich’s chips, made in Tiffin, OH) on right before I ate it so it would keep the crunch! Tired of barbecue. I am going to use Brinkman’s (from Findlay, Ohio) shredded chicken. You probably wouldn’t notice the “crumbs” when you eat it. I was so happy to find this recipe! Couldn’t have been 10′ sq. Thanks for commenting! 1. Grew up in Mansfield, OH, The first place I had these was making them in t he coffee shop at Mansfield General Hospital. Love introducing this recipe to friends from all over the US.