Awesome Chicken Sandwich with a Kick

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I love a good chicken sandwich, and this one is as good as it gets. We’re going to kick up the breading with a bit of cayenne, and fry the chicken until golden brown. Then we’re going to add a kickin’ sauce, and (if you’re adventurous), we’ll add some pickled veggies to the top… YUMMY.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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Serves:
2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

THE SAUCE

2 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/8 c
mayonnaise
1 medium
chipotle chile with adobo sauce, minced
1 Tbsp
lime juice, freshly squeezed
salt, kosher variety, to taste
black pepper, freshly ground, to taste

THE CHICKEN

1 medium
boneless chicken breast, about 8 ounces
1/8 c
flour, all purpose variety
1 Tbsp
paprika, hot or mild, your choice
1 large
egg
1/8 c
fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 c
panko breadcrumbs
1 pinch
cayenne, or to taste
1/2 medium
avocado, sliced thinly
1 medium
baguette
grapeseed oil, for frying

Step-By-Step

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1THE SAUCE

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2Gather your ingredients.

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3Add all the ingredients into a non-reactive bowl except the salt & pepper.

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4Mix together.

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5Season with salt & pepper, and reserve.

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6THE CHICKEN

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7Gather your ingredients.

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8Slice the chicken breast in half.

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9Then slice through horizontally.

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10Chef’s Note, you should have 4 pieces of chicken breast.

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11Season each piece with salt and pepper, on both sides.

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12Add the flour and paprika to a small dish.

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13Beat the egg and then add to another dish, along with the cilantro.

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14Add the Panko and the cayenne to a third dish.

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15Coat one of the chicken breasts with flour.

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16Dredge in the egg mixture, and then shake off the excess.

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17Place into the panko breadcrumbs, and press the crumbs into the chicken breast.

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18Transfer the chicken breast to a rack.

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19Chef’s Note: Repeat for the other 3 chicken breasts.

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20Allow them to rest for about 20 minutes.

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21Add about 1/4 inch of oil to a skillet, large enough to hold the 4 chicken breasts, and heat to medium high.

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22Chef’s Tip: At medium high the grapeseed oil will have a shimmer to it; however, it will not be smoking.

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23Add the chicken to the oil, and cook for about 2 minutes.

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24Turn over and cook an additional 2 minutes, or until golden brown.

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25Place on a paper towel, and allow them to drain.

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26Slice the baguette in half.

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27Add the sauce to the bottom.

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28Then add the sliced avocado.

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29Add the chicken.

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30If you’re using the pickled veggies, and I hope you are, add them over the chicken. Here’s the recipe:
Easy Peasy Pickled Veggies

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31Place the top on portion of the bun on the sandwich, and slice on the bias. Enjoy.

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32Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom