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Carolina Pulled Chicken Sliders with Easy Summertime Pickles


Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 12

A vinegar and mustard Carolina-style barbecue sauce moistens shredded grilled chicken for sliders. Serve with Easy Summertime Pickles for piquant crunch.


3/4 cup ketchup

3/4 cup cider vinegar

1/2 cup coarsely chopped sweet onion, such as Vidalia

1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

1 package McCormick® Grill Mates® Carolina Country marinade

1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast halves

Vegetable oil

12 slider sandwich rolls

Easy Summertime Pickles, recipe follows (optional)


Mix ketchup, vinegar, onion, sugar and Marinade Mix in medium saucepan until well blended. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes or until onion is tender. Set aside. Brush chicken lightly with oil.

Grill chicken over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes per side or until cooked through, turning occasionally.

Shred chicken using 2 forks. Add to saucepan; toss to coat well. Spoon shredded chicken mixture on rolls. Serve with Easy Summertime Pickles, if desired.

Tips: Easy Summertime Pickles: Place 2 cups thinly sliced cucumbers and 1/2 cup thinly sliced sweet onion in medium glass bowl. Set aside. Mix 1 cup cider vinegar, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon each McCormick® Celery Seed, McCormick® Mustard Seed and non-iodized salt in medium saucepan. Bring to boil on medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar and salt. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Pour hot liquid and spices over cucumbers and onions. Cool slightly. Cover. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 2 months. Makes 2 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 37mg0%
Sodium 545mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 30g0%
Dietary Fiber 1g0%
Protein 18g 
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%