30 Minute BBQ Chicken Sliders



These BBQ Chicken Sliders are simple and easy to make, loaded with flavor, and the perfect quick dinner or game day recipe. Made with pulled chicken and your favorite barbecue sauce.


– 12 slider buns – 1 pound cooked chicken, shredded – 1 ½ cup barbecue sauce, divided – ½ cup cooked red onion, thinly sliced – 7 ounces thinly sliced smoked gouda – 1 tablespoon butter, melted – ¼ teaspoon salt – ½ teaspoon ground black pepper – 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

Before beginning the recipe, cook the 1 pound of chicken and shred it to your desired texture. Next, thinly slice the ½ cup red onion and sauté it using a small non-stick skillet until the onions are soft and translucent.

Step #1

In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the prepared shredded chicken and 1 cup barbecue sauce until the chicken is fully coated in the sauce.

Step #2

Top a sheet pan with the bottom half of the 12 slider buns. Spread the BBQ chicken evenly over each slider bun. Top with more BBQ sauce.

Step #3

Evenly layer the prepared red onion slices on top of the drizzled sauce.

Step #4

Top the red onion with an even layer of the 7 ounces of thinly sliced smoked gouda cheese.

Step #5

Add the top of the slider buns, cover the sheet pan with aluminum foil, and bake in the oven at 350 degrees F. for 15 minutes.

Step #6

While the chicken BBQ sliders are cooking in the oven, whisk together the 1 tablespoon butter, ¼ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon ground black pepper, and 1 tablespoon parsley.

Step #7

Remove the sliders from the oven, remove the foil, and brush the top of each slider with the butter mixture. Place the sliders back into the oven to bake uncovered for 5 additional minutes until golden brown.

Step #8

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