Dairy Farmers of Canada

Chicken and Cheddar Sliders with Cucumber Remoulade

Our dietitians' favourite

A lighter take on the classic slider that hits all the right notes: fun, freshness, flavour and fabulous visual appeal.

  • Prep: 25 min - 30 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 12 servings
chicken and cheddar sliders with cucumber remoulade


  • Cucumber Remoulade
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) Canadian Cream cheese softened
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (5 mL) lemon zest grated
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 English cucumber julienned (or grated and drained)
  • Chicken
  • 1 lb (450 g) chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 12 bread rolls
  • 5 oz (150 g) Canadian Medium Cheddar sliced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) baby spinach
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Cucumber Remoulade:

In a bowl, mix Cream Cheese with lemon juice and zest. Season with salt and pepper and add cucumber. Stir and reserve.


Season chicken with spices. In a saucepan, melt butter on high heat and sauté chicken 5 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.

Cut bread rolls in half without cutting through completely. Open and place Cheddar on bottom halves and heat in oven at 325 °F (160 °C) for 2 minutes or until cheese softens.

Top with chicken, spinach and Cucumber remoulade.


May be served in mini ciabatta rolls or mini pita breads.

Cheese alternatives: Try it with Canadian Swiss cheese or Gouda.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 237 Calories
Protein: 16 g
Carbohydrate: 23 g
Fat: 9 g
Fibre: 1.3 g
Sodium: 360 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 16 % / 177 mg
Folate: 26 %
Niacin: 26 %
Selenium: 47 %
Thiamin: 24 %