Two Southern classics in one dish? Yes, please. These fried chicken sliders are topped with creamy pimiento cheese. This spin on pimiento cheese combines three different cheese with varying intensities for depth. Finely grated sweet onions (like Vidalias) add a nice balance of sweetness and allium base to the creamy, mayonnaise spread. Go ahead and make the spread ahead of time to allow the flavors to meld. The day of your gathering, layer fried chicken tender, pickled okra pods, and the pimiento cheese for a quick and easy slider that will impress everyone. The pimiento cheese makes about 3 cups, so you can use it as a dip with crudité or make extra sliders.


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Recipe Summary

4 hrs 15 mins
15 mins
Serves 12


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Grate all cheese on large holes of a box grater into a large bowl; set aside.  

  • Stir together mayonnaise, pimientos, onion, Worcestershire, black pepper, salt, cayenne, and smoked paprika in a medium bowl. Fold mayonnaise mixture into cheese until very well combined. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or until ready to serve.  

  • Spread about 1/4 cup of the pimiento cheese on bottom half of each bun. Top each with 1/2 fried chicken tender, 1 sliced pickled okra, and top bun half. Skewer with toothpicks to hold in place.