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Red and white napkin under a white and blue plate. The plate has a BBQ chicken slider and pickle on it.Behind the plate is a white plate with three more sliders on it.

BBQ Chicken Sliders

Sweet and tangy barbecue sauce covering shredded chicken breast. Then placed on a slider bun and covered with melted cheese.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ Chicken, Chicken Recipes, Crock Pot, Crock Pot Chicken, Dinner recipes, Easy Dinner Ideas, Easy dinner recipe, Easy Sandwich Recipes, Instant Pot Shredded Chicken, Lunch Recipe, Main Dish Recipes, Pressure Cooker Shredded Chicken, Shredded Chicken, Simple Dinner Recipe, Slow Cooker, Supper Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 Sliders
Calories 270 kcal


  • 1 Pound Shredded Chicken Use Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Recipe that is linked in notes.
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar Packed
  • 1 18-oz Bottle BBQ Sauce I used Sweet Baby Ray's
  • 12 Slider Buns
  • 12 Slices Provolone Cheese
  • 2 Tablespoon Butter Melted
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Garlic Powder


  1. Add chicken, apple juice, brown sugar, and barbecue sauce into the crock-pot.

  2. Mix all the ingredients together really well.

  3. Cook on high for 2-3 hours or until warm.

  4. Place the bottom of sliders in a baking dish or foil pan.

  5. Cover the bottom of the sliders with the bbq shredded chicken.

  6. Cover the bbq shredded chicken with provolone cheese or your desired cheese.

  7. Place the top of the sliders on.

  8. In a microwave-safe bowl melt butter, stir in garlic powder.

  9. Brush the top of the sliders with the melt butter and garlic mixture using a pastry brush.

  10. Place into a 350℉ oven for 15 minutes to get the cheese melts and to give the tops of the sliders a little crispiness.

  11. Remove from oven and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken recipe is how I made the shredded chicken for this recipe.