Chicken Parmesan Sliders

These Chicken Parmesan Sliders turn chicken nuggets into cheesy, garlic-y chicken parmesan mini Hawaiian sandwiches that are perfect appetizers for a snack, potluck or game-day party.

Course Appetizers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Author Michele


Chicken Parmesan Sliders

  • 12 Hawaiian Rolls (or Soft Dinner Rolls)
  • 15 Breaded Chicken Nuggets fully cooked
  • 6 slices Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 cups spaghetti sauce (or pasta sauce)

Italian Garlic Dijon Butter Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan
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Chicken Parmesan Sliders

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Slice the rolls in half horizontally.

  3. Place the bottom half of the rolls in the baking dish, cut side up.

  4. Lay the chicken nuggets over the bottom half of the rolls.

  5. Pour the spaghetti or pasta sauce over the chicken nuggets.

  6. Layer the slices of mozzarella cheese over the chicken nuggets

  7. Place the top half of the rolls (cut side down) on top of the cheese slices.

  8. Pour the Italian Garlic Dijon Butter Sauce (See recipe below) over the top of the rolls.

  9. If desired, sprinkle with shredded parmesan cheese on top of the sliders.

  10. Cover the baking dish with foil. Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 5 minutes or until the sliders are golden brown on top and the cheese is melted.

Italian Garlic Dijon Butter Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the melted butter, minced garlic, Dijon Mustard, Worcestershire, and dried basil.