Fried Chicken Sandwich with Slaw and Spicy Mayo
High cal Calories 787kcal
High fat Total Fat 34g
High sat-fat Saturated Fat 9g
High chol Cholesterol 106mg
High sodium Sodium 1019mg
High carbs Total Carbohydrate 80g
Serving size 424g Calories from fat 306kcal Fiber 6g Protein 38g Sugar 7g
1 garlic clove, finely grated
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Louisiana-style hot pepper sauce
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 jalapeño, thinly sliced
4 cups thinly sliced cabbage
1/2 cup bread-and-butter pickle slices, plus 1/4 cup pickle juice
- Fried chicken and assembly
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more
1 cup buttermilk
2 8-ounces skinless, boneless chicken breasts, halved crosswise
Peanut or vegetable oil (for frying)
4 white sandwich rolls
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
- For spicy mayo and slaw
- Mix garlic, mayonnaise, and hot pepper sauce in a small bowl; cover and chill. Toss onion, jalapeño, cabbage, pickles, and pickle juice in a large bowl to combine; cover and chill.
- For fried chicken and assembly
- Whisk flour, pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a shallow bowl. Pour buttermilk into another shallow bowl. Working with 1 piece at a time, dredge chicken in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Dip in buttermilk, allowing excess to drip back into bowl. Dredge again in flour mixture, shaking off excess.
- Pour oil into a large heavy skillet to a depth of 1/2″. Prop deep fry thermometer in oil so bulb is submerged. Heat over medium heat until thermometer registers 350°F.
- Fry chicken until golden brown and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a wire rack set inside a baking sheet; season with salt. Spread cut sides of rolls with butter. Heat another large skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, cook rolls buttered side down until browned and crisp, about 1 minute.
- Spread with spicy mayo. Build sandwiches with rolls, chicken, and cabbage slaw.
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