Our Very Best Chicken Sandwich Recipes
Fried, grilled or smothered — however you prefer your chicken, we've got a standout sandwich for you.
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Sunny's Spicy Chicken Sandwich Remake
Trust us — Sunny’s spicy chicken sandwich is so much better than takeout. Her secret? She cuts tiny slits into each chicken breast to ensure maximum crunchiness once fried.
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Grilled Pesto Chicken Sandwiches
Please the whole family with these grilled chicken sandwiches, which layer the chicken in between pesto, tomato and gooey mozzarella cheese.
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Ranch Chicken Sandwiches
This sweet and juicy chicken sandwich will please eaters of all ages. An easy marinade of honey, mustard and a handful of seasoning does the trick.
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Fried Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang Glaze
Jeff’s five-star sandwich is an homage to Korean-style fried chicken and staple spicy Korean ingredients like gochujang and gochugaru.
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Smothered Chicken Waffle Sandwich
Waffles make everything better — and that includes sandwiches. Trisha swaps bread for homemade waffles when serving her saucy smothered rotisserie chicken.
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Marinated Grilled Chicken Pepitos
Marcela says, "A pepito is usually made with marinated grilled meat but I decided to give it a healthier kick with the chicken. The olive oil and red wine vinegar finish was my mom's secret to many of the things we ate — they enhance the flavor of all the ingredients in the pepito and I love using them because it takes me right back to my childhood when my mom would cook for us, sort of a trip down memory lane."
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Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Chipotle Mayo
Reviewers say Molly’s sandwich is the best they’ve ever had! She coats her chicken in cereal for extra crunch and adds a touch of sweetness with bread-and-butter pickles.
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Sweet and Sour Pulled Chicken Sandwich
Put a homemade spin on store-bought rotisserie chicken by dressing up the meat with Jeff's tangy barbecue sauce. It takes just a few minutes for the bold flavors of the hoisin, chili and soy sauces to combine with peppery fresh ginger to create flavor-packed results.
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Nashville-Style Hot Chicken Sandwich
To impart just enough heat to his take on the Nashville classic, Jeff opts for a two-tiered approach to spice: first a cayenne spice rub right on the chicken, then a dunk in a mixture of buttermilk and hot sauce before frying.
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Crispy Chicken Sandwiches
A slice of crispy prosciutto on top of fried chicken makes a super-savory sandwich with an out-of-this-world texture.
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Shredded, Saucy BBQ Chicken Sammies
Who doesn’t love barbecue chicken? Rachael simmers poached chicken in a sauce of spices, brown sugar, tomato paste and hot sauce to ensure a juicy, flavorful sandwich.
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Fried Chicken Sandwiches
For extra flavor and tender chicken, Ina marinates chicken breasts in a seasoned buttermilk mixture for at least eight hours before frying. Once crisp and perfectly cooked, she serves the chicken on potato buns with an herby buttermilk mayo.
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Grilled Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches
If sandwiches don't sound like dinner fare to you, prepare to be swayed. This salty-sweet marinade, made with rice wine, soy sauce and finely chopped lemongrass, elevates grilled chicken thighs into a dinner party-worthy dish.
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Grilled Chicken and Kale Caesar Pressed Sandwich
In this satisfying, do-ahead sandwich, the kale salad gets more flavorful and tender as it sits. It's perfect for a picnic!
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Instant Pot Hawaiian Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
For a taste of the tropics, serve pulled chicken sandwiches with a hint of pineapple, and top them off with a cool and crunchy slaw that packs a flavor surprise: coconut!
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