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Homemade Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
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Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

Popeyes chicken sandwiches are so incredible but homemade is even better! Instead of waiting in the drive-thru, make them in the comfort of your own home to share with friends. 
Course Sandwich
Cuisine American
Keyword popeyes chicken sandwich
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 994kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin

Ingredients

Spicy Mayo

Chicken

Breading

Assembly

  • 3 cups oil for frying
  • 8 brioche buns
  • 1 cup sliced pickles

Instructions

Spicy Mayo

  • Make spicy mayo by combing mayonnaise with hot sauce and paprika.
    combined spicy sauce

Chicken

  • Cut each chicken breast into two equal-size pieces. Pound the chicken on each side.
    chicken pieces with spice and buttermilk
  • In a large bowl combine together buttermilk with paprika, garlic salt and black pepper. Whisk to combine together. Add chicken to the marinade and leave it in a fridge for at least 30 minutes, up to 24 hours.
    chicken pieces with spice and buttermilk

Breading

  • In a separate bowl combine flour together with corn starch and spices. Once combined, drizzle a few spoonfuls of buttermilk to the mix.
    seasoning for friend chicken
  • In a separate bowl combine flour together with corn starch and spices. Once combined, drizzle a few spoonfuls of buttermilk to the mix. Dredge each chicken piece into the flour.
    Dipped in coating chicken
  • Preheat a heavy bottom pan with oil to 350 °F. Fry the chicken until all sides are golden brown and the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 °F.
    deep fried chicken in a pot

Assembly

  • To build the Popeyes sandwich, apply spicy mayo on both sides of the the bun. Top the bottom bun with pickle slices and crispy chicken and cover it with the top bun.
    chicken, sauce, pickles and buns
  • Serve right away, while the chicken is still hot and crispy.
    Popeyes Chicken Sandwich with a bite in

Nutrition

Calories: 994kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 63g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 227mg | Sodium: 1990mg | Potassium: 545mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1347IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 3mg