Blackberry Sriracha Chicken Sliders

Posted: June 24

Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

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Blackberry Sriracha Chicken Sliders is a unique spin on your original chicken sliders! The sweet blackberry jam paired with balsamic vinegar and sriracha is a perfectly balanced, delicious combo; it sweetens the deal with spice and adds some spice with a touch of sweetness. If you’re craving something new and different, these sliders will definitely deliver. Blackberry Sriracha Chicken Sliders are filled with savory-sweet, juicy, deliciously marinated chicken, and they are delicious for lunch, dinner, or any occasion!


• 1 (10 ounce) jar blackberry spreadable fruit, seedless • 1/4 cup ketchup • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar • 1/4 cup sriracha chili sauce, plus more for optional serving • 2 tablespoons molasses • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 3 1/2 pounds chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-in • 1 large onion, thinly sliced • 4 cloves garlic, minced • 12 mini buns, split • lettuce, optional, to taste, for serving • Tomato, optional, to taste, sliced, for serving


Step 1

Combine the blackberry spread, the ketchup, the balsamic vinegar, the sriracha, the molasses, the Dijon, and the salt in a slow cooker.

Step 2

Add the chicken, the onion, and the garlic, stirring until combined and coated.

Step 3

Cover and cook until the chicken is cooked through, reading 165 degrees F when checked with a thermometer, about 5-6 hours on low.

Step 4

Transfer the chicken to a cutting board.

Step 5

Carefully remove the bones and skin, and shred the chicken.

Step 6

Discard all but 3 cups of the cooking juices.

Step 7

Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker and heat until warmed through.

Step 8

Using a slotted spoon, add the chicken to the buns.

Step 9

Top with your desired garnishes and serve warm!

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