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Prepared BBQ chicken sliders on white plate.

BBQ Chicken Sliders

Sliders are fun to eat, especially when sweet, sticky barbecue sauce is in play. These BBQ chicken sliders are a super party favor that are easy to prepare in all four seasons.

  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Units Scale
  • 2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 810 slider buns
  • Butter
  • 810 small slices of provolone or mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 large leaf of Romaine or iceberg lettuce, torn into small pieces


  1. Set out a stick of butter to soften.
  2. Grill chicken on an outdoor grill or a grill pan inside. For outdoor grill, grease your grill plates and preheat the grill to medium-high. If using a grill pan, add a small bit of oil to the pan and turn on the flame to medium-high. Place chicken on heated grill or pan and let it cook for 7 minutes. Flip and cook another 7 minutes. Check the temperature with a meat thermometer. The chicken is done with the temperature at the thickest part is 165°F or 74°C. Remove it from the heat and let it rest for 3 minutes.
  3. Shred the chicken with two forks. Place it in a bowl, add the barbecue sauce, and mix until the chicken is well-coated.
  4. Split the sliders buns in half, and butter each half. Place butter side down on the grill or in a frying pan and cook until browned.
  5. Spread ranch dressing on the inside of the top halves of the buns. Pile shredded BBQ chicken on the bottom half. Top with a slice of cheese, then lettuce. Place the top half of the bun on top.
  • Author: Blog Chef
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Additional Time: 0 hours
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Cuisine: BBQ


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 840
  • Sugar: 20
  • Sodium: 1258
  • Fat: 27
  • Saturated Fat: 8
  • Unsaturated Fat: 16
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 60
  • Fiber: 5
  • Protein: 85
  • Cholesterol: 216