There are few things worse than really craving a Chick-fil-A sandwich on Sunday afternoon. Sure, other restaurants have fried chicken sandwiches, and you could always add a dill pickle, but everyone who has ever had a Chick-fil-A sandwich knows that other chicken sandwiches don’t pale in comparison.
Blake saw an article once on trying to replicate this extraordinary edible masterpiece. We tried it by the recipe one time, and neither of us could talk because the salt content had truly absorbed every ounce of saliva we had. Blake tried another route for a second time. They were perfect, and I truly think with the exception of the perfect pickle duplicate (we are still trying to find this), one would not be able to differentiate between Blake-fil-A’s Not So Original chicken sandwich and Chick-fil-A’s Original Chicken Sandwich.
Go ahead…try for yourself!
Blake-fil-A’s Not So Original Chicken Sandwich
Total Price- $6.50
Price per Person- $1.08
Average Retail Price- $20.94
-4 Chicken Breasts cut into “chick fil a-sized” cutlets
– 2 Cups Milk
– 2 Eggs
– 2 tsp Sugar
– Pinch of Pepper
– Pinch of Salt
– 1 1/2 Cup Flour
– 4 1/2 Tbsp Powdered Sugar
– 1 1/2 Tbsp salt
– 1 tsp paprika
– 1 tsp garlic salt
– 3 1/2 cups Peanut oil (Canola or Vegetable are ok)
– 8 Plain, Cheap Hamburger Buns
– 1 tbsp butter
1. Mix milk, eggs, 2 tsp sugar, pinch of pepper, and a pinch of salt in a large bowl
2. Soak Chicken Breast cutlets in milk mixture
3. Mix flour, powdered sugar, salt, paprika, garlic salt in a large bowl
4. Heat Oil over high heat in a pressure cooker with the lid off
5. Dip the chicken cutlets in the flour mixture, coating thoroughly, and setting aside one at a time. Let the milk mixture drip off before dipping.
6. Dip the floured cutlets back into the milk mixture, and then re-dip the cutlets into the flour and let rest for 10-15 minutes.
7. Once oil is heated to 350-375 degrees (it should fry vigorously if a tip of a cutlet is dipped in), place the chicken cutlets into the oil quickly and close the lid of the pressure cooker.
8. Cook for 3 minutes once it starts to steam steadily.
9. Quickly cool and relieve the pressure in the cooker (cold water in the sink cools it fast if dipped, and cool water ran over the lid)
10. Remove the chicken and set aside
11. Serve with lightly butter toasted hamburger buns and 2-3 pickle slices
12. Smash bun down with your hand to make it more Chick-fil-Aish