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Chicken Sloppy Joes

Ground chicken browned and simmered in a delicious tomato sauce, then served over egg noodles. These Chicken Sloppy Joes are a fun, tasty twist on traditional Sloppy Joes.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Sloppy Joes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 428kcal

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Sauce

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 1/2 yellow pepper diced
  • 2 cloves fresh minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp spicy brown mustard
  • 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

Serving

  • Shredded sharp cheddar cheese to taste
  • 12 ounce bag egg noodles cooked according to package directions

Instructions

Chicken

  • In a medium sized bowl, stir together water and cornstarch until smooth. Then, add chicken, salt, and pepper. Massage until chicken is thoroughly mixed with cornstarch mixture, salt, and pepper. Let sit for 20 minutes.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken. Saute until cooked through, about 6 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside. Proceed to making sauce.

Sauce

  • Add another tbsp of olive oil to skillet. Then add onion and yellow pepper. Saute until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute for another 30 seconds.
  • Return chicken to skillet and stir in brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, salt, pepper, brown mustard, and tomato sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer until sauce has thickened, about 30 minutes. Then, stir in chili powder.
  • Prepare egg noodles while sauce is simmering.

Serving

  • Serve over egg noodles. Top with cheddar cheese if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 945mg | Potassium: 880mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 504IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 3mg