Bigger is not always better. Sure, everyone loves a nice juicy burger, but when you are ready to get some rest from a classic beef patty, sliders are the best way to enjoy the most versatile flavors! They are so much more than just mini burgers.
Sliders are one of the staples of American cuisine, and they deserve some recognition! You are about to get eight of our absolute favorite slider recipes that are guaranteed to earn you major points at your next game day or tailgate party.
Like many popular foods, there is a never-ending debate about what can and can not be called a slider. The classic slider recipe was very simple: a ball of meat smashed directly onto a griddle with chopped onions, lettuce, tomatoes, white cheddar, and ketchup or mayo for serving. The bottom bun would be placed on the meat patty while still on the grill and left to steam for a minute.
But some slider fans disagree with this and claim that the only classic slider is the one from the White Castle. And also question the origin of the miniature sandwich. But more on who invented the slider a bit later.
To say that these are addictive would be a major understatement. These Buffalo chicken sliders are a creation of SideChef’s one and only Lauren Holdcroft. They are everything you have ever wanted in a miniature snack - creamy, spicy, tender, and so incredibly moreish! You won’t find a more perfect appetizer for any party. Just remember to make more than you think you’d need cause they fly off the plate in mere seconds.
If you have a slow cooker or are willing to spend some time slow-roasting a pork shoulder in the oven, you will love these perfectly seasoned pulled pork sliders. Serve it with Sriracha BBQ sauce for extra kick and excellent creamy coleslaw.
If you have a curious mind, you might have wondered why we call this yummy mini sandwich a slider. And there are several opinions on this as well.
These teriyaki turkey sliders are incredibly tender and full of flavors. It’s a fantastic combination of savory turkey patty, sweet pineapple, and zesty red onion. What not to love?
Try these if you’re looking for a meatless option. Even if you’re not a vegetarian, these eggplant parmesan sliders deserve your attention. The flavors and textures here are heavenly - roasted tomatoes, crispy eggplant, creamy cheese, and crispy basil!
What’s more American than a good old tailgate party before a game or a concert? Do you know what’s perfect for a pre-game party like that? These hot ham and cheese sliders! They are so easy to make, and it’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Sliders go perfectly with coleslaw, and if you agree, go and make these crispy chicken sliders with extra fiery wasabi coleslaw.
Kentucky is known for many fine things. Horse racing. Basketball. Bluegrass. Bourbon. The color blue. And, of course, Kentucky hot brown sliders! This legendary turkey sandwich is known throughout the state as one of the best things to ever appear on a plate.
Classic Southern flavor with a bit of a modern twist, but nonetheless delicious. If you like a crispy pork belly, you must give these a try!