Vegan Pulled Chipotle Chik’n Sliders

Sweet Earth

Sweet Earth's Pulled Chipotle Chikn Slider bursting out of a vegan bun on a black plate

A delicious gameday meal or even just a midweek pick-me-up, Sweet Earth‘s Vegan Pulled Chipotle Chik’n Sliders are sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

Makes 10-12 servings
Prep Time: 10 Minutes (approximately)
Cooking Time: 14 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 package (8 ounces) Sweet Earth Enlightened Foods Chipotle Chik’n Marinated Plant-Based Strips
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup veggie broth
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Pinch of kosher salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 dozen vegan brioche slider buns

Vegan Spicy Mayo:

  • 1/2 cup vegan mayo
  • 2 tablespoons vegan sour cream
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced finely
  • 2 teaspoons fajita seasoning
  • Juice of 1 lime

Optional Toppings:

  • 1 jar pickle chips
  • 1/2 cup purple shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup jalapeño peppers
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes

METHOD:

1. In a blender, purée peppers with ketchup, maple syrup, broth, allspice, and brown sugar. Set aside.
2. In a pan, add oil over medium heat.
3. Once oil begins to shimmer, add onion and season with a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring occasionally.
4. Once onions become translucent (around 5 minutes), add garlic.
5. After 1 minute, add pepper purée blend to pan along with lemon juice and stir to combine.
6. Once mixed, fold in Sweet Earth ready-to-eat Chipotle Chik’n and cook in pan for about 3-4 minutes so it is heated through.
7. Spread vegan spicy mayo on the bun and add chik’n mixture. Top with fresh cabbage, pickles, jalapeño, shredded carrots, and desired veggies for garnish.

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