Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Prep: 15 min.

Cook: 20 min.

Serves: 4

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Take a moment to enjoy the visual presentation of these Buffalo Chicken Sliders as the saucy buffalo shredded chicken and vibrant colors of the slaw peek out between the rolls. Cut into individual sliders and enjoy them on their own or alongside your favorite dip.

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Tired of the same old dinner routine? Shake things up with a mouthwatering twist on a classic favorite: Buffalo Chicken Sliders!

Buffalo Chicken Sliders are the perfect combination of spicy buffalo chicken dip nestled between the sweet and fluffy embrace of King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls. These flavor-packed delights bring together the bold, zesty kick of hot sauce, the gooey creaminess of melted cheese, and the mildly tangy taste of ranch dressing. Buffalo Chicken Sliders on Hawaiian rolls are sure to be a hit at any party. They make for a fun and delicious meal option, taking your lunch or dinner cuisine to new heights.

While Buffalo chicken-inspired dishes are often associated with game day tailgating and watch parties, these sliders transcend the realm of sports-related gatherings. This Buffalo Chicken Sliders recipe is versatile enough to elevate any dining experience, from casual family dinners to beachside bites, late-night snacks, brunch spreads, or even lunches at work.

The best part? Chicken Buffalo Sliders are incredibly easy to make. This simple recipe takes classic Pulled Buffalo Chicken Sliders to the next level, offering a crowd-pleasing meal with minimal prep time. Their simplicity ensures you spend less time in the kitchen and more time savoring the festivities or enjoying quality moments with loved ones. And let’s not forget, they’re perfect for sharing!

How to Make the Buffalo Chicken Sliders Kid-Friendly

This Buffalo Chicken Sliders recipe is your secret weapon for winning over a crowd, whether it's football season or you're hosting a neighborhood BBQ. Just remember, traditional Buffalo Chicken Sliders can be on the spicy side, which may not suit every palate, especially your kids’. To make this Buffalo Chicken Sliders recipe more kid-friendly, opt for a milder hot sauce or reduce the amount used. Luckily, the size of the sliders creates perfect serving sizes for your child, easy to hold and handle.

Can You Use Any Hot Sauce?

While you can use any hot sauce for this Buffalo Chicken Slider recipe, Buffalo hot sauce is the preferred choice. The signature bold and spicy taste of buffalo sauce perfectly complements the shredded chicken, creating that classic Buffalo flavor profile. The combination of spicy Buffalo sauce, flavorful shredded chicken breasts, and melt-in-your-mouth Hawaiian rolls creates the best Buffalo Chicken Sliders– make sure you make enough for seconds!

How to Make Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Preheat the oven to 350°F, creating the perfect environment to bring out the rich flavors of the shredded chicken.

The shredded chicken takes center stage in this recipe, carrying the flavors and making this dish irresistible. And, this recipe for Buffalo Chicken Sliders is even easier than you think. Using pre-cooked rotisserie chicken keeps things convenient, allowing you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with the friends and family you're about to share a meal with. Mix the shredded chicken with hot sauce, butter, lemon juice, and a touch of brown sugar until well combined.

The shredded chicken's absorbent nature allows it to soak in all the amazing flavors, resulting in a tender, succulent texture. The hot sauce adds a familiar fiery kick, while lemon juice brings a burst of freshness, cutting through the richness. Brown sugar introduces subtle sweetness, and butter contributes a smooth, creamy texture.

You can prepare the chicken mixture ahead of time for quick assembly later. Store it in the refrigerator for up to three days or in the freezer for up to three months. Thaw overnight before baking and assembling your Buffalo Chicken Sliders.

Shake and Bake

After mixing the shredded chicken with sauce, butter, lemon juice, and brown sugar, add it to your King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls and bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Covering the baking dish with foil ensures moisture retention. This slow-cooking method allows the flavors to permeate every ounce of the shredded chicken.

Once thoroughly heated, let your Buffalo Chicken Sliders chill. This gives the flavors more time to meld together and the chicken to absorb moisture, resulting in enhanced tenderness and deliciousness.

Not a Flaw in this Slaw!

To make your Buffalo Chicken Sliders recipe extra delicious, start with a fresh slaw. Combine shredded carrot, red cabbage, and celery with blue cheese and ranch dressing in a bowl. This vegetable trio adds color and crunch to the slaw, balancing the softness of the sweet rolls and the creaminess of the cheese, butter, and ranch. The blue cheese brings bold, tangy flavors, while ranch dressing ties together all the tastes and textures.

You can chill the slaw for 30 minutes to three hours..


With a long serrated knife, slice the sweet rolls in half lengthwise. Spoon about 3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture onto the bottom half of the rolls, top with a generous amount of slaw, and complete the Buffalo Sliders recipe with the top half of the sweet rolls. Cut into individual sliders and enjoy them on their own or alongside your favorite dip. Now, you’ve assembled the perfect shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders. It’s that easy!

Whether it's a family dinner, a beachside snack, or a late-night indulgence, Buffalo Chicken Sliders are bound to be a crowd-pleaser, disappearing from the serving platter in no time. So, go ahead, spice up your dining experience with these irresistible Buffalo Chicken Sliders!

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Prep: 15 min.

Cook: 20 min.

Serves: 4

  • 3 cups shredded Rotisserie chicken
  • 3/4 cup hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Brown sugar
  • 2 Carrots, grated
  • 3 Celery sticks, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup Blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/3 cup Ranch dressing
  • 8 KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls

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