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Sweet Tea Grilled Chicken Sliders

5 Hrs


1 ½ - 2 Pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs or Breasts, lightly pounded

4 Cups Water

2 Family Size Black Tea Bags (or 8 regular size)

1 Lemon, juiced

1/2 Cup Brown Sugar

2 Cloves Garlic, minced

2 Tablespoons Kosher Salt

1/2 Tablespoon Freshly Cracked Black Pepper

6-8 Martin’s 12-Sliced Slider Potato Rolls

Lettuce, for serving

1-2 Tomatoes, sliced

½ Cup Pickle Chips

½ Onion, sliced into rings

Serves: 6-8


Step 1

Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add tea bags and remove from heat; let tea steep for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Discard tea bags. Add in brown sugar, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cool completely (about 45 minutes).

Step 3

Pour marinade over chicken in a large zip top bag and let marinate in fridge for 4 hours or overnight.

Step 4

Remove chicken from marinade pat dry with paper towel. (Discard marinade.) Lightly season chicken with additional salt and pepper. Grill over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through (internal temperature should be 165 degrees F).

Step 5

Arrange grilled chicken onto Martin’s 12-Sliced Slider Potato Rolls with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, and condiments of choice such as mayo.

Step 6

Serve sliders with additional iced sweet tea or other refreshing beverage such as Arnold Palmers (50/50 blend of iced tea and lemonade).