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Slow Cooker Dr Pepper BBQ Pulled Chicken Sliders

  • Author: Chris Cockren
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: Around 24-36 Sliders* 1x


  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 (12 ounce) can Dr Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups of your favorite BBQ sauce
  • 2 avocados, chopped
  • Easy Pickled Onions
  • Sriracha Mayo (recipe below)
  • Slider Buns
  • Potato Chips, if desired

for the Sriracha Mayo

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2-3 tablespoons sriracha, depending how spicy you want it
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Large pinch Kosher salt


  1. Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.  Add chicken, Dr Pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder.  Cook on low for approximately 8 hours, until chicken is very tender and shreds easily with a fork.
  2. Shred chicken into bite-sized pieces and pour in 1 1/2 cups BBQ sauce.  Stir to combine, and cook on low for 30-60 minutes more to allow flavors to meld.  Taste and add remaining 1/2 cup BBQ sauce if desired.
  3. Top slider buns with chicken, avocado, pickled onions, and sriracha mayo.  Top with a couple potato chips if desired.  Devour.

for the Sriracha Mayo

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.  Let sit at least 30 minutes before serving to allow flavors to meld.  Can be refrigerated for up to a week.


*amount of sliders depends upon how big your slider buns are and how much meat people pile on the buns.

  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: About 8 Hours (in Slow Cooker)