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Spicy buttermilk fried chicken sandwich

Spicy Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken
Servings 4
Author Wendie

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast sliced in half lengthwise you will have 4 thin breasts
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 8 slices cooked bacon
  • 4 soft buns

Sriracha Mayo

  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 3 tablespoons sriracha
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

Instructions

  1. Place the 4 chicken breast in a medium bowl and add buttermilk. Marinade for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch, paprika, garlic powder, cayenne, and salt.
  3. Dredge chicken breasts in the flour mixture then back in the buttermilk and again in the flour mixture and let rest on a baking sheet.
  4. Heat 4 cups oil in in dutch oven or heavy bottom pot to 350 degrees
  5. Once oil is hot, add 2 chicken breasts and fry for about 6 minutes. Remove from pan and place on a cooling rack or plate with paper towel, and place sliced cheese on chicken. Repeat with the remaining chicken.
  6. Assemble the sandwiches and enjoy!

For the Sriracha Mayo

  1. In a small bowl add mayo, sriracha and sugar whisk until combined