Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Crispy Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Experience the ultimate Crispy Chicken Sandwich with an irresistible crunch, a flavorful kickin’ mayo, and perfect for any occasion from date nights to parties.

Why You’ll Love This Crispy Chicken Sandwich

  • Unmatched Crunch: The buttermilk marinade and cornstarch create a satisfying crunch.
  • Delicious Sauce: The kickin’ mayo offers a balance of heat and sweetness.
  • Versatile: Ideal for various events, easy to assemble.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 pack pretzel or brioche buns

For the kickin’ mayo:

  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp pickle juice
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Instructions

  1. Marinate Chicken: Mix half of the seasoning with buttermilk and marinate the chicken for 2 hours.
  2. Prepare Coating: Combine flour, cornstarch, and the remaining seasoning.
  3. Coat Chicken: Dredge the marinated chicken in the flour mixture, then let it rest for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat Oil: Preheat oil to medium-high heat.
  5. Make Sauce: Mix all the mayo sauce ingredients in a bowl.
  6. Fry Chicken: Fry chicken thighs until golden and crispy.
  7. Assemble Sandwich: Toast buns, spread sauce on both sides, add pickles, and place the fried chicken.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve with pickles, lettuce, and tomatoes.
  • Pair with French fries or a side salad.

How to Store Crispy Chicken Sandwich

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in an oven or air fryer for best results.

Additional Tips

  • Resting the Chicken: Let the chicken rest after coating to ensure maximum crunch.
  • Ultimate Crunch: Add a bit of wet batter to the dry mixture to create extra crunchy bits.
  • Substitutions: Use chicken breasts instead of thighs if preferred.

Crispy Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Recipe by Rose HernandezCourse: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

700

kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1/3 cup cornstarch

  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk

  • 2 tbsp paprika

  • 2 tbsp salt

  • 1 tbsp garlic powder

  • 1 tbsp onion powder

  • 1 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1 pack pretzel or brioche buns

  • For the kickin’ mayo:
  • 1 cup mayo

  • 1 tbsp pickle juice

  • 1 tbsp hot sauce

  • 1 tbsp honey

Directions

  • Marinate Chicken: Mix half of the seasoning with buttermilk and marinate the chicken for 2 hours.
  • Prepare Coating: Combine flour, cornstarch, and the remaining seasoning.
  • Coat Chicken: Dredge the marinated chicken in the flour mixture, then let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Heat Oil: Preheat oil to medium-high heat.
  • Make Sauce: Mix all the mayo sauce ingredients in a bowl.
  • Fry Chicken: Fry chicken thighs until golden and crispy.
  • Assemble Sandwich: Toast buns, spread sauce on both sides, add pickles, and place the fried chicken.

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