BBQ Pulled Chicken Sliders


Delight in the smoky and tangy flavors of our BBQ Pulled Chicken Sliders. These bite-sized treats feature tender, slow-cooked chicken smothered in a rich BBQ sauce, all nestled in soft, mini buns. They're perfect for parties, picnics, or as a delicious snack any time of the day.

BBQ Pulled Chicken Sliders

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours (slow cooking)
  • Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 8-10
  • Serving Size: 2 sliders


  • Chicken breast, boneless and skinless: 1 kg (2.2 pounds)
  • BBQ sauce: 500 ml (17 ounces)
  • Onion, finely chopped: 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Garlic cloves, minced: 3
  • Apple cider vinegar: 30 ml (1 ounce)
  • Brown sugar: 50 grams (1.8 ounces)
  • Paprika: 5 grams (0.18 ounces)
  • Salt and pepper: to taste
  • Mini buns: 16-20

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker.
  2. In a bowl, mix BBQ sauce, chopped onion, minced garlic, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour the mixture over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  4. Cook on low for 4 hours or until the chicken is tender and easily shreds.
  5. Shred the chicken in the sauce and mix well.
  6. Spoon the BBQ pulled chicken onto mini buns and serve.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • For a spicier kick, add a dash of hot sauce or cayenne pepper to the BBQ sauce.
  • Serve with coleslaw or pickles for added crunch and flavor.
  • If you're short on time, use pre-cooked rotisserie chicken and mix with the BBQ sauce.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I make this in an Instant Pot? Yes, use the pressure cook setting for faster cooking.
  • How long can I store the leftover pulled chicken? Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Can I freeze the BBQ pulled chicken? Yes, it freezes well for up to 3 months.