Honey Pecan BBQ Chicken Sliders
What's for lunch So7 Moms?..💋💋💪 How about HONEY PECAN BBQ CHICKEN SLIDERS.. 😁 INGREDIENTS: HONEY PECAN BBQ SAUCE 2 teaspoons Canola Oil 1/4 cup chopped Poblano Pepper, seeds removed 1 1/4 teaspoons minced Garlic 1 1/4 cup Ketchup 3/4 cup Honey 1/2 cup Molasses 1/2 cup Chopped Pecans 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 cup Water 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce 2 1/2 teaspoons Ground Mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons Smoked Paprika FOR THE CHICKEN 1 1/2 lbs Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Salt and Pepper, to taste Honey Pecan BBQ Sauce for basting FOR THE SLIDERS Prepared chicken 2 cups Coleslaw - store-bought Broccoli Slaw Kit 6 Slider Buns, sliced in half 1/3 cup Chopped Fisher Nuts Pecans 3 Sliced Green Onions Honey Pecan BBQ Sauce for serving
DIRECTIONS: Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the poblano pepper and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for an additional 3 minutes. Transfer the garlic and poblano pepper to a blender along with the remaining ingredients for the sauce blend on high speed until smooth. Pour the pureed sauce into a medium sauce pan. Bring to a slow boil over medium heat, whisking constantly. Then, turn the heat to low and allow the sauce to simmer for 20 minutes, whisking every few minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. FOR THE CHICKEN Preheat the grill to medium high heat. Pat the chicken dry on both sides using a paper towel. Season both sides with salt and pepper according to taste. Place the chicken on the preheated grill, close the lid, and cook for 3-5 minutes. Flip the chicken. Baste the cooked side up with BBQ sauce. Cook for an additional 3 - 5 minutes. Then, flip the chicken again baste the other side. Cook for 3 - 5 minutes more, or until chicken is done and the internal temperature is 160 degrees F. Remove chicken from the grill, place on a cutting board and allow to rest, tented with foil, for about 3 minutes. Then, chop the chicken into bite sized pieces. FOR THE SLIDERS Layer chopped chicken, BBQ sauce, coleslaw, green onions, and chopped pecans in between the two bun halves.
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