Garlicky Chicken Sliders With Basil Mayo and Caramelized Onions

Our Garlicky Chicken Sliders With Basil Mayo and Caramelized Onions is full of flavor and ideal for family nights or weekday dinners.












  • 3 lbs Sanderson Farms® Chicken Tenders
  • Ingredients for the Chicken Rub:
  • 15 garlic cloves
  • ½ cup basil leaves, packed
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Ingredients for the Basil Mayo:
  • ½ cup basil leaves, packed
  • ½ cup Italian parsley, packed
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Ingredients for the Caramelized Onions:
  • 20 buns
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 each large white Spanish onions, julienned
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar


  1. In a food processer, place garlic, basil, salt, pepper, sugar and oil, process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and add chicken tenderloins. Toss with the rub and marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. In a blender, add basil, parsley, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, sugar and black pepper, blend until smooth. Transfer to a ramekin and reserve.
  3. In a bowl, toss the onions with the canola oil, salt, black pepper and brown sugar.
  4. Place onions on the green egg and grill at 350 degrees until tender approximately 15 minutes or until charred and soft.
  5. After the chicken has marinated for 15 minutes, place on the Green Egg at 350°F, the tenders will char rather rapidly due to the sugar in the rub. Cook on both sides for 4-5 minutes. Chicken is cooked when it reaches and internal temperature of 165°F. Transfer to a plate and assemble the sliders
  6. Cut tender in half and place both pieces on the bottom bun, add 1 tablespoon Basil Mayo and top with caramelized onions. Serve.

Nutritional Information

Saturated Fat2g

Chicken. A great source of protein.

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