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🏈 Touchdown Taste! 🍔 As the NFL playoffs kick off, what better way to enjoy the games than with a plateful of delicious BBQ Chicken Sliders? These mini sandwiches, paired with a tangy coleslaw, are not just tasty – they’re a touchdown in every bite!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • 🍗 Juicy BBQ Chicken: Flavor-packed and irresistible.
  • 🍔 Perfect for Sharing: Ideal for a game day crowd.
  • 🥗 Homemade Coleslaw: A crunchy, fresh sidekick to the sliders.

Ingredients and Where to Shop in Indianapolis

Ingredients List

  • Chicken Breasts: Tender and easy to shred.
  • BBQ Sauce: Pick your favorite – sweet, spicy, or smoky.
  • Slider Buns: Perfectly sized for party snacks.
  • Cabbage & Carrots: Fresh crunch for the coleslaw.
  • Mayonnaise & Vinegar: For that creamy coleslaw dressing.
  • Spices & Seasonings: To enhance all the flavors.

Local Shopping Spots

  • 🍗 Kincaid’s Meat Market: For high-quality, fresh chicken breasts.
  • 🥬 Indy’s Downtown Farmers Market: Grab your fresh veggies here.
  • 🛍️ Fresh Market: A one-stop-shop for all other ingredients, including a variety of BBQ sauces and fresh slider buns.

Detailed Cooking Instructions

1. Cooking the Chicken (1 hour)

  • Place 4 chicken breasts in a slow cooker.
  • Cover with 2 cups of BBQ sauce and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  • Once cooked, shred the chicken in the sauce.

2. Making the Coleslaw (20 minutes)

  • In a large bowl, mix 3 cups of finely sliced cabbage and 1 cup of shredded carrots.
  • In a smaller bowl, whisk together ½ cup mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 1 tablespoon sugar, and salt & pepper to taste.
  • Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss to coat.

3. Assembling the Sliders (10 minutes)

  • Toast the slider buns lightly (optional).
  • Heap a generous amount of BBQ chicken onto each bun.
  • Top with a spoonful of coleslaw.

4. Serving

  • Arrange the sliders on a platter, garnished with extra BBQ sauce or pickles.
  • Serve immediately, ideally while the game is on!


🎉 These BBQ Chicken Sliders with Coleslaw are more than just a meal; they’re a game day experience. Easy to prepare and even easier to devour, they’re sure to keep your guests happy and satisfied as you

cheer on your favorite team. So grab a slider, a cold drink, and enjoy the thrill of the game with the best company and the best bites!

Remember, the key to a successful game day feast is not just the food, but the atmosphere it creates. These sliders embody the spirit of sharing, excitement, and good times. Let’s make your NFL playoff gathering unforgettable with these mouth-watering BBQ Chicken Sliders and fresh Coleslaw!