Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Sandwich
The Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich is a spicy southern delicacy that packs a flavorful punch! This sandwich starts with succulent fried chicken, seasoned and breaded with our new Nashville Hot Rub for flavor and crunch. It's then topped with creamy coleslaw and served atop a fluffy brioche bun for the perfect texture combination. From the mouth-watering aroma when it's cooking to the tender meat inside, this sandwich is nothing short of amazing and will delight even the most experienced taste buds. So don your bravest flameproof suit and dig into this phenomenal spicy sandwich - you won't regret it!
To make the slaw featured on this sandwich, check out our recipe for Jalapeno Cilantro Signature Slaw
Nashville Hot Seasoning
¼ cup One Legged Chicken Sauce
10 boneless, skinless large chicken thighs or 3-4 chicken breasts cut into sandwich sized pieces
2 cups buttermilk
2 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups instant potatoes or potato flakes
burger buns (we used brioche)
¼ cup honey (optional)
Combine buttermilk, hot sauce, eggs, and salt in a large shallow dish. Combine flour, potato flakes, and Nashville Hot Rub in another large shallow dish.
Dip the chicken in the dry flour mixture to coat all sides, then dip and flip the chicken in the buttermilk mixture. Dip the chicken back in the dry flour, creating a double coating.
Set aside on a large baking pan while you repeat with the remaining chicken pieces.
Heat a large deep sided skillet or Dutch oven(cast iron preferred) with about 2-inches of oil.
Once the oil has reached 350°F, fry the chicken pieces in batches, making sure to not overcrowd the pan, for 6 to 8 minutes, flipping once, until the chicken is golden brown, and the internal temperature reaches 165°F for the thighs and 160°F for the breasts.
Once the chicken is done, let it cool a bit, then measure out 1/2 cup of the cooking oil and transfer it to a glass bowl. Add 1/4 cup of honey and 2 tablespoons of Nashville hot rub to the oil and stir until thoroughly combined.
Brush or pour sauce over chicken and let drain before assembling your sandwiches.