I know very well that you are tired of serving the same old burgers at your backyard parties. It’s your fault as well that is why you are not trying something new and exciting with Sriracha chicken sliders. These mini burgers are bursting with flavor and are sure to impress your guests. Let us explore everything you need to know about making the perfect Sriracha chicken sliders, from the ingredients to the cooking process, and even some serving suggestions.
What are Sriracha Chicken Sliders?
Sriracha chicken sliders are mini burgers that are made with ground chicken mixed with a spicy Sriracha sauce. They are a twist on classic sliders and add a spicy kick to the traditional burger flavors. Sriracha sauce is a popular Thai hot sauce made from chili peppers, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and salt. It is a versatile sauce that can be used in a variety of dishes and adds a unique flavor to any meal.
Ingredients for Sriracha Chicken Sliders
I use the following ingredients to make Sriracha Chicken Sliders:
- Ground chicken
- Sriracha sauce
- Soy sauce
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
- Black pepper
- Slider buns
- Sliced tomato
- Sliced red onion
How to make it
Now as we have gathered all the necessary ingredients, it's time to start making the Sriracha chicken sliders. You are required to follow these simple steps to make the perfect spicy mini burgers.
Preparing the Chicken
Combine the ground chicken with the garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all the spices are evenly distributed. Form the chicken mixture into small patties, approximately 2-3 inches in diameter.
Making the Sriracha Sauce
Take a small bowl and combine the Sriracha sauce, soy sauce, and honey. Mix well until all the ingredients are combined.
Assembling the Sliders
Heat a grill or skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken patties for 3-4 minutes on each side or until fully cooked. Brush each patty with the Sriracha sauce during the last minute of cooking.
To assemble the sliders, place a chicken patty on a slider bun. Top with lettuce, tomato, and red onion. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Tips for Perfect Sriracha Chicken Sliders
Keep in mind the following tips while making this recipe:
- Use a meat thermometer to ensure the chicken is fully cooked to 165°F.
- If you don't have a grill or skillet, you can also bake the chicken patties in the oven at 375°F for 15-20 minutes.
- Adjust the amount of Sriracha sauce according to your personal preference for spiciness.
How to serve it
Sriracha chicken sliders are a perfect appetizer or main dish for any backyard party. Here I am giving some serving suggestions:
- Serve with a side of sweet potato fries or onion rings.
- Top the sliders with avocado or guacamole for a creamy addition
- Add a slice of cheese to each slider for a gooey and savory touch.
- Serve with a cold beer or refreshing cocktail to cool down the heat from the spicy Sriracha sauce.
Q1. Can I use ground turkey instead of chicken for this recipe?
Yes, you can use ground turkey instead of chicken for this recipe. It will still taste great with the Sriracha sauce.
Q2. Is Sriracha sauce really spicy?
Yes, Sriracha sauce is known for its spiciness. However, you can adjust the amount of sauce you use to control the level of spiciness.
Q3. Can I make the patties ahead of time and freeze them?
Yes, you can make the patties ahead of time and freeze them. Just be sure to thaw them before cooking.
Q4. Can I use regular-sized burger buns instead of slider buns?
Yes, you can use regular-sized burger buns instead of slider buns. Just adjust the size of the patties accordingly.
Q5. Can I make this recipe on a stovetop grill pan instead of a grill?
Yes, you can make this recipe on a stovetop grill pan instead of a grill. Just be sure to preheat the pan over medium-high heat before cooking.
Sriracha chicken sliders are a delicious and easy twist on classic mini burgers. With just a few simple ingredients and steps, you can create a spicy and flavorful dish that is sure to impress your guests. Whether you're hosting a backyard party or looking for a quick and tasty weeknight meal, Sriracha chicken sliders are the perfect choice. So give this recipe a try and enjoy the bold and delicious flavors of Sriracha sauce.
Sriracha Chicken Sliders
Honey Sriracha chicken:
- 3 large boneless/skinless chicken breasts
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon paprika
Honey Sriracha Sauce:
- 4 Tablespoons butter
- 3 Tablespoons honey
- 2 Tablespoons Sriracha sauce
- ½ cup Buffalo sauce
- 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
- 6 oz. cream cheese
- 1 bag Martin’s Dinner Potato Rolls
- ½ cup chunky blue cheese dressing
- 8 butter lettuce leaves
Slow Cooker Method
- Place the chicken breasts next to each other at the bottom of the crock pot and sprinkle the tops with garlic powder, paprika, and desired amounts of salt and pepper.
- Add the sauce ingredients. Heat on low for 4 hours.
- Use a fork to shred the chicken. Stir until the sauce is distributed evenly throughout. Heat on warm until ready to serve.
- To serve, place a lettuce leaf on the bottom of each roll. Scoop a heaping portion of honey sriracha chicken onto each slider and drizzle with a Tablespoon of blue cheese. Enjoy!
Stove Top Method
- Boil the chicken until cooked all the way through, drain and shred.
- Reduce heat to low. Season the chicken and add sauce ingredients. Stir to combine.
- Serve with slider buns, lettuce, and drizzle with blue cheese.