Let It Slide: Quick and Easy BBQ Chicken Sliders

Beer-braised, bite-sized chicken sliders that are ready in only 30 minutes.

Let It Slide: Quick and Easy BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Holy BBQ sauced sliders! This quick and easy recipe is for all pulled chicken lovers out there, especially those who don't have hours to spare. Within a half hour, you can have shredded beer-braised chicken, tossed in zesty, flavorful barbecue sauce and stacked in soft slider buns. 


Beer-Braised Chicken

1 tbsp vegetable oil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
¼ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
1½ cups lager beer
1 cup chicken broth
2 tbsp whiskey

Zesty Barbecue Sauce

1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/3 cup chopped white onion
1 small garlic clove, minced
1 cup chili sauce
1 cup dark beer
¼ cup honey
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
3 tbsp fresh lemon juice

12 slider Buns


 For the braised chicken, heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper. Brown chicken breasts 2 minutes per side. Add beer, chicken broth and whiskey to the skillet bring to a boil. Lower heat to a gentle simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes. Prepare barbeque sauce while chicken is cooking.

 For the barbecue beer sauce, In a medium saucepan, heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until tender 2-3 minutes. Add chili sauce, beer, honey and Worcestershire and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes uncovered, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, stir in lemon juice and set aside. 

 When chicken is cooked through, remove from heat and cool covered for 10 minutes. Remove from skillet and using 2 forks or your hands, shred chicken finely. Toss with prepared barbeque sauce and serve on slider buns. 

Serves 6

For more fun-between-the-buns, try this Prime Rib and Arugula Aioli Sandwich and this Bacon Cheese and Potato Skin Sandwich (yes, you read that right)!




Chunky Frosted Snickers Blondies

Proof That Snickers Really Does Satisfy

Chunky Frosted Snickers Blondies

Snickers Blondies Recipe
These Frosted Snickers Blondies are the undeniable proof that Snickers really does satisfy. Chunks of the creamy caramel, fluffy nougat and crunchy peanut chocolate bars are folded in to our luscious Blondie recipe and topped with a Vanilla Snickers frosting. Really, what could possibly satisfy the sweet tooth more?

Snickers Blondies

¾ cup butter, room temperature
1½ cups brown sugar
½ cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
2¼ cups flour
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp kosher salt
2 cups chopped Snickers 
½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Creamy Frosting

¾ cup butter, room temperature
¼ cup shortening
3 cups icing sugar
1 tbsp whole milk
½ tsp vanilla extract
½ cup chopped Snickers 


 Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 13x9-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Dust with a few pinches of flour, shaking out excess. 

 For the blondies, in an electric mixer, cream together butter, brown sugar and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time and add vanilla until combined. On low speed, add flour, baking soda, salt, chopped Snickers and semi-sweet chocolate, mixing just until the flour disappears. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely before frosting. 

 For the frosting, using an electric mixer on low speed, combine butter, shortening, icing sugar, milk and vanilla. Raise speed to medium and beat until icing sugar is incorporated and frosting is smooth. Stir in chopped Snickers. Spread frosting over cooled blondies. 

Yield: 20-24 bars

They say variety is the spice of life, so why not add these Cowboy Blondies and Classic Chewy Blondies to your repertoire?