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Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sliders

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Total time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 sandwiches)
Make these easy barbecue pulled chicken sliders by pairing shredded rotisserie chicken with homemade barbecue sauce for an easy weeknight meal. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 8 (1.3-ounce) sliders mini buns (such as Pepperidge Farm)
  • 8 bread-and-butter pickle chips

Nutrition Information

  • calories 400
  • fat 7.5 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 30 g
  • carbohydrate 52.7 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 60 mg
  • iron 2.7 mg
  • sodium 481 mg
  • calcium 83 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer; cook 3 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally. Add chicken to ketchup mixture; stir to combine. Cook 2 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly heated.

  2. Spoon 3 tablespoons chicken mixture on bottom half of each bun; top each with 1 pickle chip and top half of bun.

Cook's Notes

For a less sweet option, use sliced dill pickles.

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