Chipotle Cider Pulled Chicken Sliders
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Serves: 8
Chipotle Cider Pulled Chicken Sliders have tender pulled chicken, slow-cooked in hard cider and chipotle peppers, piled high on a soft rolls then topped with chipotle BBQ sauce and crisp green apples.
  • 2½- 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 2-3 chipotle peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 12-ounce bottle hard apple cider
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 slider buns
  • 1 green apple, cored and sliced thin
  1. Add all ingredients except buns and sliders to a crock pot.
  2. Cook 6 hours until chicken is fall apart tender
  3. Remove chicken from crockpot and set aside to cool slightly.
  4. Use an immersion blender or regular blender to puree contents of crockpot.
  5. Add sauce to a small sauce pan. Heat to medium low until bubbly, reduce heat and simmer until slightly reduced.
  6. Use forks or your hands to shred chicken.
  7. Serve pulled chicken on slider buns; top with sauce and apple slices. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Thyme for Cocktails at