Forget fast food! This spicy crispy chicken sandwich will satisfy all your cravings, the chicken is juicy, flavorful, and the breading is extra crisp and crunchy! Top this with buttery sliced pickles and a tangy slaw and you’ve got a match made in heaven!
I started with a nice pretzel bun but if you can’t find these -brioche buns are just as delicious – these buns have just the right amount of fluffy lightness (I did scoop some bread out of the top bun to make sure the sandwich would all stay together as the toppings are quite heavy). Spread the buns with butter and toast them in the oven so they had a little structure to them. Then went on to build my sandwich with the fried chicken, the hot sauce, the melted gouda cheese, I added the slaw which adds a nice crunch and tang and piled some buttery pickles to finish it off. I can’t tell you how many people reached out asking us to come over just to eat this sandwich. You guys are going to love this!
If you’re feeling nervous about frying chicken, don’t be! It’s very easy once you get the hang of it. I used a small fryer and slowly placed the chicken in the fryer by moving it back and forth into the hot oil and slowly dropping it in.