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Shredded BBQ Chicken Sliders (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker). Chicken in an amazing, homemade BBQ sauce topped with fresh slaw. 
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Shredded BBQ Chicken Sliders (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker)

Shredded BBQ Chicken Sliders (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker). Chicken in an amazing, homemade BBQ sauce topped with fresh slaw. 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Barbeque
Keyword: Shredded Chicken
Servings: 6 sandwiches
Calories: 317kcal

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 pound chicken breasts

Sauce

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced finely
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce

Slaw

  • 4 ounces broccoli slaw
  • 1/2 red pepper cut into thin slices
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar

Serving

  • 6 Slider buns

Instructions

Sauce

  • Heat oil in a sauce pan over medium-low heat. Add garlic and onion. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the sauce ingredients and stir until well combined. Turn to low and simmer for 15 minutes.

Chicken

  • Instant Pot: Place chicken in pot and cover with sauce. Cook on high pressure for 11 minutes and let natural release for 10 minutes. Slow Cooker: Place chicken in slow cooker and cover with sauce. Cook on low for 8-9 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  • After chicken is cooked, remove from sauce and shred with two forks. Return chicken to sauce and stir.

Slaw

  • In a small bowl, mix together sugar, salt, oil, and vinegar.
  • Add broccoli slaw, red pepper, and carrots. Toss together.
  • Let slaw sit for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Serving

  • Serve slaw over chicken in a slider bun.

Nutrition

Sodium: 357mg | Calcium: 71mg | Vitamin C: 36mg | Vitamin A: 1740IU | Sugar: 18g | Fiber: 2g | Potassium: 647mg | Cholesterol: 48mg | Calories: 317kcal | Saturated Fat: 4g | Fat: 10g | Protein: 20g | Carbohydrates: 36g | Iron: 2.3mg