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Lip Smacking Cheesy Chicken Cups Recipe

Lip Smacking Cheesy Chicken Cups - baked to perfection in muffin tins! Great for holidays and lunch boxes – it’s portable and makes for easy serving!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Bushra Waheed


  • 6 mini slider buns

For Cheesy Chicken Filling:

  • 1 cup boiled chicken shreded
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • salt to taste

For Topping:

  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • red pepper flakes
  • dried or fresh basil


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  • Lightly greased a muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray or butter.

To Prepare the Chicken Filling:

  • Melt butter in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Fry onion till soft and translucent. Now add the plain flour and stir well.
  • Stir in the milk and cook for 2-3 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  • Season with salt, black pepper, red chili flakes.
  • Stir in the shredded chicken and keep stirring for few minutes or until well combined.
  • Add cheese and dried basil and give it a good stir.
  • Turn the heat off.

To Assemble the Cheesy Chicken Cups:

  • Cut buns into halves and put each half into the prepared muffin pan.
  • Press the buns into the holes to form cups.
  • Spoon chicken filling evenly into cups.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese over them.
  • Top with chili flakes and dried basil (optional).
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and they turn golden brown.
  • Take it from the oven. Remove from the muffin pan.
  • Lip Smacking Cheesy Chicken Cups are ready to serve. ENJOY!!