Our 8 Best Fried Chicken Sandwich Recipes

fried chicken sandwich topped with coleslaw and waffles as a bun
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A piece of hot, crispy fried chicken in a toasted bun is one of life's greatest culinary pleasures! Whether you prefer the classic bun with mayo and lettuce or hot chicken with coleslaw and waffles instead, we've got it all here. Find your favorite homemade fried chicken sandwich and the secret to crispy perfection in this collection of mouthwatering recipes.

01 of 09

EZ Fried Chicken Sandwich

fried chicken sandwich with tomato, lettuce, and mayo
Baking Nana

Looking for a deliciously easy fried chicken sandwich recipe that's ready in 20 minutes? Here it is! Layer the chicken with romaine lettuce and thick slices of fresh tomato in whole wheat buns for an all-time classic.

02 of 09

Torta de Milanesa de Pollo

In this mouthwatering Mexican-style fried chicken sandwich, strips of crispy breaded chicken are served in warm rolls with spicy mayo, avocado, tomato, lettuce, pickled carrots, and jalapenos. Serve with the remaining spicy mayonnaise for dipping.

03 of 09

Two-Handed Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwiches

Seasoned chicken breasts are generously coated with panko bread crumbs and fried until browned and crispy. Serve in hamburger buns with mayo, cheese, and your favorite burger toppings. You are definitely going to need both hands to eat one of these fried chicken sandwiches!

04 of 09

Schnitzel Sandwich

A simple and delicious fried chicken schnitzel, served in a crusty sub roll with mayo, mustard, and hot sauce. Add as many salad vegetables as you like. Recipe creator daniellev14 says this fried chicken sandwich pairs perfectly with a cold beer and a handful of chips.

05 of 09

Fried Chicken Sandwich

Reviewer Robyn Costello gave this fried chicken sandwich recipe 5 stars: "Everyone loved the crispy, juicy chicken. Everyone could make their own sandwich how they like it. I was surprised how easy it was to make. This will certainly be added to my favorite list!"

06 of 09

Nashville Hot Chicken and Waffle Sandwich

When you really want to indulge in a fried chicken sandwich, this sweet and spicy chicken waffle sandwich is the only recipe you need! Serve with coleslaw and a drizzle of the spiced maple syrup.

07 of 09

Copycat Fried Chicken Sandwich

a fried chicken breast on a burger bun with pickle slices
Photo by Chef John. Chef John

Home cook Kimberly Atkinson gave Chef John's DIY fried chicken sandwich this glowing review: "This had a breading that was similar to a cross between a McChicken sandwich and a Chick-fil-A sandwich. This is the first fried chicken I have ever successfully made. It is super easy if you follow the recipe."

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08 of 09

Best-Ever Fried Chicken Sandwiches

fried chicken sandwich with pickles on a bun
Soup Loving Nicole

Chicken breasts are dipped in a flour and ranch mixture, then fried to perfection, ensuring ultimate crispiness on the outside and tender chicken on the inside. With a solid five stars, this recipe is sure to become your go-to homemade fried chicken sandwich recipe.

09 of 09

More Inspiration

Korean Fried Chicken
Chef John

Find more delicious chicken inspiration in our entire fried chicken recipe collection, including this recipe for Korean Fried Chicken.

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