BBQ-Chipotle Pulled Chicken Toppers

25  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 20 min total
  • Makes 8 servings, 4 topped crackers each.

BBQ-Chipotle Pulled Chicken Toppers Recipe


  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 32 RITZ Crackers
  • 3/4 cup finely shredded Colby and Monterey Jack cheeses
  • 2 fresh jalapeño peppers, each cut into 16 thin slices


  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Cook  chicken, barbecue sauce and chipotle peppers in saucepan on medium heat 5 min. or until heated through, stirring frequently.
  • Place  crackers in single layer on baking sheet; top with cheese and chicken mixture.
  • Bake  3 to 5 min. or until cheese is melted. Top with jalapeño peppers.

Recipe Tips

SubstituteSubstitute mild banana pepper rings or canned sliced jalapeño peppers for the sliced fresh jalapeño peppers.

ShortcutOmit shredded cooked chicken breasts, barbecue sauce and canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. Microwave 1 cup refrigerated fully cooked pulled chicken (1/2 of 16-oz. tub) in microwaveable bowl as directed on package, mixing chicken with 1/2 tsp. chipotle chile pepper powder before microwaving.

Use Your MicrowaveTo heat the topped crackers in your microwave instead of the oven, top crackers with cheese and cooked chicken mixture as directed. Place 6 topped crackers in single layer on microwaveable plate. Microwave on HIGH 20 sec. or until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining topped crackers. Top with jalapeño peppers.


Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings, 4 topped crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 160 
    • Total fat 8 g
    • Saturated fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 25 mg
    • Sodium 340 mg
    • Carbohydrate 13 g
    • Dietary fiber <1 g
    • Total sugars 5 g
    •     Includes added sugars 2 g
    • Protein 9 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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