Chicken Sliders with Sesame Slaw Recipe
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Chicken Sliders with Sesame Slaw Recipe

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These sweet, tangy, spicy chicken sliders have an Asian style that tingles the taste buds. At our potlucks, they quickly vanish. —Priscilla Yee, Concord, California
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 20 servings


  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce
  • 3 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 20 slider buns or dinner rolls, split


  1. Place onion and chicken in a 4-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix ketchup, teriyaki sauce, sherry, ginger and salt. Pour over chicken. Cook, covered, on low 6-7 hours or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  2. Remove chicken; cool slightly. Skim fat from cooking juices. Shred chicken with two forks. Return chicken to slow cooker. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, sesame oil and Sriracha sauce until blended. Stir in coleslaw mix, cherries and cilantro. Using a slotted spoon, place 1/4 cup chicken mixture on each bun bottom; top with about 2 tablespoons slaw. Replace tops. Yield: 20 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Sliders with Sesame Slaw in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2015, p90

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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angmclanc User ID: 3282588 231394
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2015

"So flavorful!! And I love the crunchy slaw"

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