Fried Chicken Sliders Recipe

This little hand-held app is a great way to provide your guests with a bit more substance than chips and guacamole. Serving tip: provide a hot sauce bar for people to load up! We’re also sure that this could be made with grilled chicken, but we can’t guarantee it will be AS good!

Fried Chicken Sliders Recipe with Spicy Mayo and Slaw

Makes: 8 sliders

Total Time: 1 hour + overnight soak

fried chicken sliders-

1 cup buttermilk

4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 8 evenly cut pieces and pounded flat

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1 teaspoon pepper

2-3 dashes hot sauce

1 cup all-purpose flour

½ cup breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon paprika

freshly ground black pepper

vegetable or canola oil for frying

8 slider buns



spicy mayo-

1 garlic clove, finely grated

½ cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon hot sauce


½ small red onion, thinly sliced

1 jalapeno, thinly sliced

4 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced

½ cup bread and butter pickles

¼ cup pickle juice


Combine the buttermilk, garlic salt, pepper and hot sauce in a large Ziploc bag. Add chicken
breasts and allow to soak overnight in the refrigerator.

To make the spicy mayo and slaw- mix garlic, mayo, and hot sauce in a small bowl. Cover
and chill. In a medium bowl, toss onion, jalapeno, cabbage, pickles and pickle juice in a
large bowl to combine. Cover and transfer to the refrigerator.

Preheat the skillet with about 1 inch of oil and preheat the oven to 350°F.

Combine flour, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, paprika and pepper. Coat chicken with flour
mixture. Shake off excess. Fry the chicken in small batches for 3 minutes per side. Remove
from oil and transfer chicken to wire rack set inside of a baking sheet. Transfer to oven and
bake for 15 minutes, until golden brown and crispy.

Cut slider buns in half and spread with butter. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.

Working in batches, cook buns cut side down until browned and crisp.

Assemble sandwiches with a spread of spicy mayo, chicken, pickles and slaw.

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