Chicken Phillies

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I want to pull my hair out when someone comes up with a genius idea before me.

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I almost had that EXACT same thought – why did you have to steal my thunder???

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This happens far too often for my liking. Let’s take last night for instance. Garr takes me to a place with $1 beers. Ok I’ll order a really expensive fruity cider – it’s fine. I peak at the menu. Standard bar fare. Something catches my eye, though. Something that my mind has almost conceived on its own. I was THIS CLOSE.

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Tater tot nachos. Literally, what have I been doing with my time if not topping cheese & veggies on top of perfectly crisp tater tots? Wasting my effing time, that’s what. I need to get it together. Stop pussyfooting around & really spend some time developing ideas so I get all of the fame & glory I deserve.

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If you’re still reading this, here’s a bomb recipe for some chicken phillies.



Time: 8 hours (prep + cooking) | Serves: 6 sandwiches


  • 1 lb. of chicken breast
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 green peppers, sliced
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. of crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp. of garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp. of onion salt
  • Plenty of S+P
  • Toasted rolls, for serving
  • Provolone, for serving
  • Spicy mustard, for serving

How to:

  • S+P each side of the chicken breasts
  • Add them to a crock pot with onion + pepper + crushed red pepper + garlic salt + onion salt + S+P
  • Add chicken broth + cover + cook on low for 7-8 hours
  • Shred the chicken in the crockpot
  • Scoop onto toasted buns + top with provolone + spicy mustard
  • Swallow whole

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