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Spicy Chicken Sliders

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This Spicy Chicken Sliders recipe is perfect for Labor Day BBQ. You only need a few ingredients and most of the work can be done ahead of time.

3HR 45MIN

Total Cooking Time

20

Ingredients
How to BBQ Right
Dedicated to all things barbecue, slow-smoked and grilled. I'm always working to improve my barbecue skills and smoking recipes and I love sharing it with you.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
8
Serves 8
2 Tbsp
Killer Hogs Hot BBQ Rub
1 pckg
Hawaiian Rolls
to taste
as needed
Vegetable Oil Cooking Spray
Spicy White Sauce
2 cups
Mayonnaise
1/2 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/2 tsp
Ground White Pepper
1/4 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
1
Lemon , juiced
Pickled Red Onion
1
Red Onion , peeled, sliced
1 pinch
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
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Directions

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Step 1
To make the spicy white sauce combine Mayonnaise (2 cups) , Apple Cider Vinegar (1/4 cup) , Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 Tbsp) , Ground Black Pepper (1 Tbsp) , Granulated Garlic (1/2 Tbsp) , Kosher Salt (1 tsp) , Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/2 tsp) , Ground White Pepper (1/2 tsp) , Cayenne Pepper (1/4 tsp) and juice from the Lemon (1) in a large bowl and whisk. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Sauce will keep up to 1 week in the refrigerator.
Step 2
To make the pickled red onion bring Apple Cider Vinegar (1 1/2 cups) to a boil in a small pot over medium heat. Add Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp) , Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp) and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1 pinch) stir to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and add Red Onion (1) . Toss to combine and place in a heat safe container to pickle. Place in refrigerator for 3-4 hours. Pickled Onions will keep for up to a week in the refrigerator.
Step 3
Remove Whole Chicken (1) from packaging. Check cavity for giblets and trim excess fat. Pat chicken dry with paper towel.
Step 4
Spray the outer skin with Vegetable Oil Cooking Spray (as needed) . Season well with Killer Hogs Hot BBQ Rub (2 Tbsp) .
Step 5
Prepare pellet smoker or other grill/smoker for indirect cooking at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) using pecan pellets/wood for flavor.
Step 6
Place chicken on cooking rack and cook until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F (73 degrees C) in the breast.
Step 7
Remove chicken from grill and rest loosely covered with aluminum foil for 20 minutes.
Step 8
Pull chicken into bite size pieces discarding the bones.
Step 9
To make the sliders: Place a couple Dill Pickle (to taste) slices on the bottom portion of the Hawaiian Rolls (1 pckg) . Top with Pulled Chicken and Spicy White Sauce. Add a few pickled red onion slices and the top roll and serve.

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