Buffalo Chicken Sliders Recipe

Buffalo chicken sliders are a crowd-pleasing appetizer or snack, perfect for game days, parties, or any casual gathering. Here’s a simple and delicious recipe to make flavorful buffalo chicken sliders:

Ingredients:

For Buffalo Chicken:

  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken (rotisserie or boiled)
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For Sliders:

  • Slider buns
  • Blue cheese or ranch dressing
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomatoes (optional)
  • Sliced red onion (optional)

Instructions:

Step 1: Prepare Buffalo Chicken:

  1. In a bowl, combine shredded chicken, buffalo sauce, melted butter, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well to coat the chicken evenly.
  2. Heat the buffalo chicken mixture in a skillet over medium heat for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ensure the chicken is heated through and well-coated with the sauce.

Step 2: Assemble Sliders:

  1. Slice the slider buns in half and place them on a baking sheet.
  2. Spoon a generous portion of the buffalo chicken mixture onto the bottom half of each slider bun.
  3. Optionally, add blue cheese or ranch dressing on top of the chicken.
  4. Place a lettuce leaf on each slider and add sliced tomatoes and red onion if desired.
  5. Top with the other half of the slider bun to complete the assembly.

Step 3: Serve:

  1. Arrange the buffalo chicken sliders on a serving platter.
  2. Serve immediately and enjoy the delicious combination of spicy buffalo chicken with cool and crisp toppings.

Optional Tips:

  • Cheese Variation: If you prefer a gooey and cheesy twist, add a slice of your favorite cheese to each slider before placing the top bun.
  • Vegetarian Option: Substitute shredded cooked cauliflower or a plant-based chicken alternative for a vegetarian version.
  • Side Dips: Serve with extra buffalo sauce, blue cheese dressing, or ranch dressing on the side for dipping.
  • Spice Level: Adjust the amount of buffalo sauce to your preferred spice level.

These buffalo chicken sliders are sure to be a hit at your next gathering. They’re not only flavorful but also easy to prepare, making them a go-to appetizer for various occasions.