Pulled BBQ Chicken Pretzel Sliders

Pulled BBQ Chicken Pretzel Sliders

Prep: 20 min.

Cook: 10 min.

Serves: 12

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Want to upgrade your next party with some mouth-watering snacks? Pulled BBQ chicken pretzel sliders can be your MVP.

Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue, a game night, or a birthday party, pulled BBQ chicken sliders are a go-to meal that requires minimal effort. They're a breeze to prepare in batches, so you can easily feed a crowd without spending hours in the kitchen. Plus, you’ll be able to focus on spending time with your guests while impressing them with a mouth-watering meal. Win-win!

What should you serve with BBQ chicken sliders?

Pulled BBQ chicken sliders are incredibly versatile when it comes to side dishes. Try serving them with potato salad, sweet potato fries, or a fresh garden salad to create a well-rounded and satisfying meal for your guests.

Can you make BBQ chicken without a grill?

Absolutely! A grill is a popular method for cooking BBQ chicken, but it’s not the only way to achieve that delicious smoky flavor. Instead, try making slow-cooked chicken or oven-baked chicken for a more convenient option. Or, if you’re short on time, rotisserie chicken and a good sauce will do the trick.

What’s the best bread for pulled BBQ chicken sliders?

Pretzel buns can elevate your entire slider experience to a whole new level of deliciousness. King’s Hawaiian Pretzel Slider Buns are known for their distinctive flavor profile, which combines light sweetness and a hint of saltiness. This unique taste adds an extra layer of complexity to your sliders, making every bite an unforgettable experience.

Ready for a flavor explosion that’ll transport you straight to food paradise? Gather your friends and family, and get ready to indulge in a taste sensation that’ll leave everyone asking for seconds.

1. Prepare the Pulled BBQ Chicken Filling

Start by combining the shredded chicken and your favorite BBQ sauce in a large bowl. If you’re looking to shave valuable time off of your cooking process, try making pulled BBQ chicken sliders with rotisserie chicken. This way, you’ll be able to whip up delicious sliders in no time.

When it comes to pulled BBQ sliders, the right sauce can elevate your sliders from tasty to downright extraordinary. You’ll want a BBQ sauce that complements the tender, juicy chicken while adding layers of flavor (think: classic sweet barbeque sauce, fruit-infused sauce, or a spicier BBQ sauce). 

2. Craft a Creamy Coleslaw

In a separate mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, salt, and lemon juice until it’s thoroughly mixed. Toss everything together until the coleslaw is creamy and well-coated. 

This zesty coleslaw is the unsung hero of your BBQ chicken sliders. If you’re feeling creative, you can even customize the coleslaw to your liking. Want it spicier? Add some jalapeños. Prefer a sweeter touch? Toss in some diced apples. You can easily tailor the coleslaw to complement the specific BBQ sauce you're using, enhancing the overall flavor profile of your sliders.

3. Toss in the Cabbage

Ready to take your coleslaw to the next level? Add some shredded cabbage to perk up the flavors of the BBQ chicken. This zesty twist complements the smokiness of the BBQ sauce, adding a bright, lively note to the sliders.

4. Prep the Pretzel Buns 

Toast the King’s Hawaiian Pretzel Slider Buns until they’re golden brown. If you prefer toasting them in the oven, preheat your oven to 350°F, slice your King's Hawaiian Pretzel Slider Buns in half horizontally with a serrated knife, and place them on a baking sheet. Then, toast the buns in the oven for about 5 minutes.

King's Hawaiian Pretzel Slider Buns aren’t just your average buns—they’re here to help you create wow-worthy pulled BBQ chicken sliders. They come pre-sliced, so you can simply take them out of the package and start assembling your sliders without the hassle of slicing the buns yourself. This convenience can help save you time and effort, allowing you to focus on creating the perfect pulled BBQ chicken sliders.

5. Put It All Together

Place a generous scoop of the warm pulled BBQ chicken filling onto the bottom half of each pretzel bun. Then, top it off with a slice of your creamy coleslaw dressing and sliced red onion. For an extra burst of color and flavor, top off your culinary masterpiece by garnishing the sliders with a few fresh cilantro leaves.

6. Dig In!

Place the top halves of the pretzel buns onto your masterpiece, gently pressing down to secure all the delicious layers. 

Now comes the best part—take a bite and let the medley of flavors bring you on a culinary adventure! The soft and slightly sweet taste of King's Hawaiian Pretzel Slider Buns perfectly complements the savory pulled BBQ filling and the tangy coleslaw, creating a harmony of tastes and textures that’s sure to leave you craving more.


Pulled BBQ Chicken Pretzel Sliders

Pulled BBQ Chicken Pretzel Sliders

Prep: 20 min.

Cook: 10 min.

Serves: 12

  • 1 KING'S HAWAIIAN Pretzel Slider Bun
  • 3 oz cooked chicken breast, pulled
  • 1 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 2 tbsp mayo
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 1 slice red onion

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Pulled BBQ Chicken Pretzel Sliders

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