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Chicken and Blue Cheese Sliders

Pickles, blue cheese and crispy chicken is an unbeatable combination!

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Chicken and Blue Cheese Sliders

Recipes inspired by The Midnight Library
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Brining Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 42 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 sliders
Calories: 279kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup pickle juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 16 pickle chips
  • 2 oz blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 16 Hawaiian buns

Instructions

  • Slice each of the boneless skinless chicken breasts into 4 tenders.
  • Place the chicken breasts into a ziploc bag or a 13x9 glass pan. Cover with the pickle juice. Place in the refigerator for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat the oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • In one medium sized bowl big enough to dip chicken, mix the 2 eggs and 1 tablespoon of water.
  • In a second bowl, mix the flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • In a third bowl, mix the panko and parmesan cheese.
  • Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel. Dredge a chicken piece in the flour mixture then shake off the excess.
  • Dip into the egg and dunk until covered in egg. Remove with a fork and place into the breadcrumb cheese mixture. Coat completely in the breadcrumbs, patting them in place to make them stick to the chicken.
  • Place onto the prepared baking sheet and repeat with the rest of the chicken.
  • Bake the chicken for 24-30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Pull from the oven and let rest 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, slice the Hawaiian buns in half and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the blue cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Place one tender on the bottom sides of each bun. Top with pickles, blue cheese mixture and the rest of the buns. Serve immediately. Enjoy!!

Nutrition

Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 923mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 1mg

If you like this recipe, check out the book that inspired it!

You can buy The Midnight Library here from Amazon or you can also choose to support local bookstores by purchasing it from Bookshop although I highly recommend listening to this book! You can buy the audio version at Libro.fm here. 

The Midnight Library ~ A Book Club Gem

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