3 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted, plus extra for greasing)
1¼ cup ketchup
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup molasses
½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup water
1½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1½ teaspoons dry mustard powder
1 teaspoon paprika
⅛ teaspoon chili powder
⅛ teaspoon cayenne
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)
In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, add ketchup, vinegar, molasses, brown sugar, water, Worcestershire sauce, mustard powder, paprika, chili powder and cayenne. Stir to combine and bring to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes, season with salt and pepper and serve.
BBQ Ranch Chicken Pull-Apart Sliders
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking sheet with butter and set aside.
In a large bowl, add chicken, BBQ Sauce and Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning & Salad Dressing Mix Shaker. Stir to combine.
Place the bottoms of the slider buns in prepared baking dish. Spread chicken evenly over the buns and sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese evenly over the chicken. Place top buns over the cheese to cover. Brush the tops of the buns with melted butter and transfer to oven. Bake until cheese is melted and sliders are warmed through, about 10–15 minutes.
For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.