Yes, the hubby whipped us up this Copycat Chick-fil-A Sandwich and it is PERFECT! I love Chick–fil-A but really can not afford to take the whole family for chicken sandwiches very frequently. The hubby was on a mission to come up with a perfect copycat recipe for the original Chicka-fil-A and I think he found it. Quite a few unique steps to make it taste like the real thing.
CopyCat Chick-fil-A Sandwich
If you are a fan of chick-fil-A you know that the chicken sandwich has some unique textures and flavors. There is of course a process to get those specific textures and flavors. Save yourself some dollars and make yourself Chick-fil-A at home. Pretty simple once you have this CopyCat Chick-fil-A recipe.
INGREDIENTS (Yield 4 sandwiches)
2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/2 cup Pickle Juice
1/4 cup Milk
1 cup Flour
2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
1 tsp Paprika
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp Celery Salt
1/2 tsp Basil
1 cup Peanut Oil for frying
4 Buns (buttered and toasted)
Put chicken in zippered bag and pound gently with the flat side of a mallet until about 1/2″ thick.
Cut each breast into 2 equal pieces.
Marinate chicken in the pickle juice for about an hour.
Beat together egg and milk in a bowl.
Mix together the flour, sugar, and spices in another bowl.
Heat the oil in a skillet to about 350.
Dip each chicken piece into the egg covering both sides, then coat in flour on each side.
Fry each chicken piece for 2 minutes on each side, or until golden and cooked through.
Place on paper towels to absorb any excess oil.
Then serve on toasted buns with pickle slices.
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