Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Sandwiches combine the flavors of the classic salad with slider sensibilities. Tender, juicy chicken, lettuce, parmesan cheese, and Caesar dressing are piled high on soft, brioche buns.

three chicken ceasar sandwiches on a white plate.

We love serving up creative sandwiches and sliders, and today we have one of our most delicious ideas yet. These chicken Caesar sandwiches are the perfect mashup of a Caesar salad and brioche bun sliders!

chicken ceasar sandwich held in the air in a woman's hand.

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It only takes 6 total ingredients to make.
  • It’s an easy, slow cooker recipe that requires almost no effort.
  • It’s healthy AND full of flavor.
  • It’s a great lunch or dinner recipe.


bowls of raw chicken breast, ceasar dressing, chicken broth, and parmesan cheese.

You’ll only need a few simple ingredients to make this recipe, and you’ll be able to snag them all in one quick trip to your local grocery store.

Everything you need is right here, but you’ll find how much of it you need in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Chicken broth
  • Caesar salad dressing
  • Brioche buns
  • Romaine lettuce

🔪 How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

This is a slow cooker recipe, so you know it’s easy. It just takes a few minutes of prep, a few hours in the slow cooker, and then it’s ready to eat!

raw chicken breasts, chicken broth, and cesear dressing in a slow cooker.

Step 1: Cook the Chicken

Add the chicken, chicken stock, and dressing to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 4 hours.

shredded parmesan cheese being added to shredded chicken in a slow cooker.

Step 2: Shred the Chicken and Add Cheese

Remove and shred the chicken. Then, return the chicken to the slow cooker, add parmesan cheese, and stir to let it melt.

cooked chicken ceasar chicken in a slow cooker.

Step 3: Make the Sandwiches

Top brioche buns with shredded chicken, more cheese, and lettuce. Add the top bun and enjoy!


Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Spicy – Add red pepper flakes or diced jalapenos for a kick of heat and flavor.
  • Brioche Buns – Use your favorite buns.
  • Sliders – Use Hawaiian rolls to make chicken Caesar sliders.
  • Tomato –Add sliced tomatoes.
  • Bacon – Try adding crumbled bacon.
  • Wraps – Make this a wrap with flour tortillas.

If you want to make this recipe extra delicious, try using our homemade Caesar dressing.

🥄 Equipment

  • Measuring cups
  • Slow cooker
  • Forks or shredding claws
  • Spoon

🥫 Storage

Refrigerate the shredded Caesar chicken for up to 3 days in an air-tight container. For longer storage, freeze it for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container. Avoid storing constructed sandwiches. They’ll get soggy.

three chicken ceasar sandwiches on a white plate.

💭 Tips

  • It’s easiest to shred the chicken when it’s as safely possible to handle.
  • To avoid soggy sandwiches, make them just before serving.
  • Buy freshly shredded parmesan cheese if possible for the best flavor.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Can I use another bread in place of brioche?

You sure can! Challah, Pullman loaf, Japanese milk bread, and Hawaiian sweet bread are all excellent alternatives to brioche.

What can I serve with these chicken Caesar sandwiches?

These sandwiches are delicious with potato chips, French fries, sweet potato fries, potato wedges, coleslaw, mac and cheese, or potato salad.

Why are my sandwiches soggy?

This sandwich uses shredded chicken. If you make them too far in advance, the liquid will seep into the bread and make it soggy.

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🧾Recipe Card

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Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

Slow cooker chicken caesar sandwiches are tender, juicy, and loaded with classic caesar salad flavors, all served on brioche buns.
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Course: Slow Cooker Chicken Ceasar Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 6087kcal


  • slow cooker 4 quart or larger


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups caesar salad dressing
  • 1 ½ cups shredded parmesan cheese
  • 6 brioche buns
  • Romaine lettuce


  • To your slow cooker add the chicken and stock.
  • Pour the dressing over the top.
  • Place the lid on and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • Shred the chicken and add 1 cup of the shredded parmesan cheese and stir that in to melt.
  • Pile the shredded chicken on the soft buns, sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of the sandwiches and add romaine lettuce.
  • Serve!


Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 6087kcal | Carbohydrates: 252g | Protein: 267g | Fat: 444g | Saturated Fat: 135g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 158g | Monounsaturated Fat: 80g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 1587mg | Sodium: 12054mg | Potassium: 2834mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 5859IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 2333mg | Iron: 14mg

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