Looking for a simple, yet tasty game day appetizer? These Chicken Parmesan sliders on Hawaiian rolls have your back! A quick an easy slider is made with Ragu® pasta sauce, shredded chicken and Italian blend cheese. Topped with a garlicky, cheese butter. YES PLEASE!
This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com.
Smack dab in the middle of our birthday “season” (we have 4 birthdays in our house between January 16 and February 5th), is the Bowl that is Super. Get it? I love the food and drinks…and commercials. The game? Not so much. I should understand football by now, especially since Ricky played until the twins were born, but nope.
Since Liam is only 6 months, we’re staying home for the game this year and having a family party together. I cannot WAIT for the halftime show and the special episode of This is Us (although, it’s going to break my heart!).
I always want game day food to be two things: drool-worthy and EASY. Nothing is worse than slaving over a hot stove while everyone else gets to enjoy the game. I’m all about having a signature drink or two and plenty of simple options for food.
We are obsessed with Hawaiian roll sliders right now. I love them because they’re quick and easy, the girls love them because they’re able to pick them up with their hands AND they always are packed with cheese. Who doesn’t love cheese?
Babbleboxx knew we love game day and they sent us an awesome box of delish snacks. The RAGÚ ® Old World Style Traditional sauce is packed with flavor and perfect for Chicken Parmesan sliders. There really isn’t much effort required to make these, but your guests don’t have to know that!
Step one: Shred 1 pound of chicken. I stuck a frozen chicken breast in my pressure cooker for 15 minutes and voila, it’s ready!
Step Two: add RAGÚ ® Old World Style traditional sauce. Mix well with a fork.
Step three: Add Italian blend cheese!
Step four: Add the garlicky,cheese butter to the top of the rolls. It’s SO necessary. Bake for 15 minutes at 375.
Shredded chicken is paired with RAGÚ ® Old World Style traditional sauce and cheese to make a quick and delicious game day appetizer. Topped with a drool worthy garlic cheese butter, you WON'T want to miss this recipe!
- 1 pound chicken breast, cooked and shredded
- 1 cup RAGÚ ® Old World Style traditional sauce
- 2 cups Italian blend cheese
- 1 package Hawaiian rolls (12-16)
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon Italian bread crumbs
- 1 teaspoon parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 375º. Cut Hawaiian rolls in half. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, add shredded chicken and RAGÚ ® sauce. Mix with a fork. Add 1 cup Italian cheese.
In a small bowl, mix melted butter, EVOO, Italian seasoning, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Stir with a spoon. Set aside.
Heat cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to coat the pan. Turn off once heated (about 3 minutes). Using tongs, fill the rolls with chicken mixture. Top with extra cheese. Place in skillet.
Once all of the rolls are filled, top with melted butter mixture using a brush. Cover the tops of each roll. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
If you don't have a cast iron skillet, simply use a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
The RAGÚ ® Double Cheddar Sauce is perfect for macaroni and cheese, especially on those nights when you want homemade comfort food without a ton of extra effort. My new obsession is to air fry pretzel bites and dip it in the cheese sauce. It’s perfect for a quick after-school snack!
There were a TON of other snacks in the Babbleboxx…plus a Midea Airfryer! What a perfect treat before the big game. We couldn’t have been more excited to try some new snacks.
I stumbled upon Garden of Eatin corn chips last 4th of July when I was searching for blue chips. They’re found at most grocery stores now and there’s a $0.75 off coupon available to download. The BBQ Black Bean corn chips are ah-mazing in my Turkey Chili.
If you don’t have time to cook, stop at your local convenience store to pick up a few Big AZ sandwiches. The chicken one is my favorite!
Since we’re such cheese lovers (hello, we lived in WISCONSIN!), any appetizer spread must have cheese. The Formaggio fresh mozzarella bites are perfect to skewer with tomatoes and Italian cold cuts, or even pop into a salad. The oil the mozzarella is marinaded in is a DELISH bread dipper– just dipping in cut up pieces of Italian bread is a snack on it’s own.
I already know the star of the show for any future gathering will be my new Midea Air Fryer. For under $100, this cannot be beat. No, we don’t fry many foods normally anyway, but it’s for more than just fried foods. I did some potato wedges with ranch seasoning for a recent burger night and they came out crunchy and delicious in under 20 minutes! We’ve also made wings, fried pickles and even fish in it so far.
I’d love to hear about what you’re cooking up for game day! Have you tried any of these products?