Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

My goodness, these are delicious – but so expensive when eating out. Here’s the perfect recipe to save some money but not skimp on flavor!
This Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat recipe is easier to make than you think. I don’t know about you, but anytime I can find an easy recipe and save money cooking my own delicious recipe, I’m in!

Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

(Printable Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat recipe below)


1 c. dill pickle juice
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 egg
1 c. buttermilk (or milk)
1 ½ c. flour
3 Tbs. powdered sugar
2 tsp salt
1 ½ tsp pepper
½ tsp paprika
Peanut or canola oil
Dipping Sauce
¼ c. mayo
2 tsp. yellow mustard (or Dijon)
2 Tbs. BBQ sauce
2 Tbs. honey
½ tsp. lemon juice, if desired


*Combine dipping sauce ingredients. Set aside.
*Cut chicken into roughly 1″ pieces and place in zippered bag with pickle juice to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
*Whisk together milk and egg in a large bowl.
*Drain pickle juice from chicken and add the chicken to the egg mixture. Toss chicken to ensure all pieces are coated with the egg.
*Drain excess egg mixture.
*In a heavy skillet, heat oil over medium heat to about 375.
*In a zippered bag, combine flour, powdered sugar, paprika, salt and pepper. Shake well to mix. Add chicken to zippered bag and shake to coat.
*Cook chicken pieces in oil until crispy and browned (about 3 to 4 minutes). Drain cooked on paper towels.
*Serve with the dipping sauce

Notes …

Calories 597 | Total Fat 33g | Cholesterol 123mg | Sodium 539mg |Total Carbohydrate 41g | Dietary Fiber 1.3g | Sugars 12g | Protein 35g

Please know that I do not claim to be, nor am I, a dietician! I provide the above nutrition information from the ingredients I use. I use the nutrition counter from for my information. I suggest you do the same with your ingredients as the result may be different. This is just basic facts provided as a courtesy for you!.

Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

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Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat Printable Recipe

Chick−Fil−A Chicken Sandwich Copycat

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time32 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 896kcal
Calories: 896kcal


  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • ½ c. Pickle Juice
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¼ c. Milk
  • 1 c. Flour
  • 2 Tbs. Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Celery Salt
  • ½ tsp Basil
  • 1 c. Peanut or canola oil for frying
  • 4 Buns buttered and toasted
  • Pickle Slices


  • Put chicken in zippered bag and lb. gently with the flat side of a mallet until about 1/2″ thick.
  • Cut each breast into 2 equal pieces.
  • Marinate chicken in the pickle juice for about an hour.
  • Beat together egg and milk in a bowl.
  • Mix together the flour, sugar, and spices in another bowl.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet to about 350.
  • Dip each chicken piece into the egg covering both sides, then coat in flour on each side.
  • Fry each chicken piece for 2 minutes on each side, or until golden and cooked through.
  • Place on paper towels to absorb any excess oil.
  • Then serve on toasted buns with pickle slices.
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Calories: 896kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 61g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 1713mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 13mg
Please know that I do not claim to be, nor am I, a dietician! The above nutrition information is obtained from the using nutrition counter located at based on my ingredients. My suggestion is that if you are not comfortable with the above results would be that you visit the site and list your ingredients, as the results between your ingredients and mine may be different. This information provided solely as a courtesy to you!

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