Buffalo chicken sliders, chicken wings, fresh fruit, and BBQ Bacon Slaw were some of the dishes I made for my daughter’s party.
Well, it wasn’t the traditional graduation ceremony, but we made the best of the virtual graduation for my beautiful, smart, amazing daughter!
We had a backyard pool party as we watched a live stream on YouTube, and of course I made all of her favorite foods.
This girl LOVES bacon!
Always has since she was a little girl 🙂
How to make BBQ Bacon Slaw
So the slaw starts with a pound of bacon in a skillet that I cut with kitchen scissors.
The slaw part of this side dish is a bag of coleslaw, a bag of broccoli slaw, and a bunch of sliced green onions.
I guess I couldn’t decide between regular slaw and broccoli slaw, so it made sense to just use both.
For the dressing I whisked together mayo, BBQ sauce, and Frank’s Red Hot sauce.
Next just toss it all together in a large bowl.
I find that using tongs makes it go a little more smoothly.
Save some of the bacon and some of the sliced green onions to sprinkle over top to garnish.
Refrigerate the BBQ Bacon Slaw for about an hour before serving.
Here’s the spread for my daughter’s graduation celebration!
The food was a hit, especially the slaw because no one could figure out what makes it so unique in flavor.
A little sweet from the BBQ sauce and just a hint of heat from the hot sauce.
And who doesn’t love a TON of bacon 🙂
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BBQ Bacon Slaw
BBQ Bacon Slaw is the perfect side to bring to any picnic or party, a fun spin on coleslaw with lots of bacon and a BBQ dressing!
- 1 pound bacon
- 1 cup mayo
- 3/4 cup BBQ sauce
- 2-4 Tbsps Frank's Red Hot Sauce
- 1 12 oz bag cole slaw
- 1 10 oz bag broccoli slaw
- 1 bunch green onions diced
Set a large skillet over medium heat and use kitchen scissors to cut the bacon into bite size pieces right into the skillet. Cook the bacon 7 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove the bacon and place on a plate lined with paper towels.
In a small bowl add the mayo, BBQ sauce, and Frank's hot sauce. Whisk until evenly mixed.
Add the cole slaw, broccoli slaw, most of the bacon, and most of the green onions to a large bowl. Add the BBQ dressing and use tongs to mix the slaw until it's evenly combined.
Sprinkle the top with remaining bacon bits and green onions. Refrigerate until ready to serve.