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BBQ Salmon Sliders

By Matt Price, Mr. Make It Happen

This is one of my favorite snacks to make when I am entertaining hungry house guests. Inevitably, at least at my house, the food is never done exactly when I planned. That’s where these BBQ Salmon Slides save the day! They come together in about 20 minutes and are absolute crowd pleasers!


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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Season salmon filets with Raging River, Crossroads, and the chile powder
  3. Heat skillet over medium high heat and sear salmon flesh side down first for 60 seconds
  4. Flip salmon, add butter to the skillet, and baste salmon with butter
  5. Place skillet in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the salmon reach 145°F internal temperature
  6. While salmon is baking, warm BBQ sauce in a sauce pot over medium heat


  1. Prep slider rolls and brush BBQ sauce on the bottom bun
  2. Place arugula leaves on each bottom bun
  3. Remove salmon from the oven and baste with warm BBQ sauce
  4. Place salmon filets on top of arugula and then top with fried onions strings