Don't Wait In Line For The Chicken Sandwich - Here's the Recipe!

Look we get it - I want to try the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich too, but I'm not willing to wait in line for it. So until the hype reduces you can make your OWN chicken sandwich at home! I checked the internet and according to Coop Can Cook this is the recipe you need to make your own!


  • 4boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2cups buttermilk
  • 1TBSCajun seasoning
  • 2TBShot sauce
  • 2cup self rising flour
  • 1TBS cornstarch
  • Canola oil for frying
  • Brioche buns
Spice Blend
  • 2TBS poultry seasoning
  • 1TBSCajun seasoning
  • 1TBS onion powder
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 1tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1tspAccent*
  • 1/2tsp celery salt
Spicy Mayo
  • 1/2cupDuke’s mayo
  • 2-3TBShot sauce
  • 1TBSCajun seasoning
  • 2tsp sweet paprika
  • 1tsp onion powder
  • 1tsp cayenne pepper
Spicy Mayo
  • Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Refrigerate in an air tight container until ready to use.Lasts for up to 3 days if refrigerated properly.


  1. Mix the buttermilk, Cajun seasoning, and hot sauce together in a bowl.
  2. Add in the chicken
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  4. In a shallow dish, mix the flour, cornstarch, and spice blend together.
  5. Pour 3 TBS of the buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture and stir until little lumps are formed.
  6. Dredge each breast into the flour mixture. Be sure to press and pack the flour onto each breast.
  7. Shake off the excess flour and refrigerate the battered breasts for 20 mins.
  8. Preheat a deep fryer to 350 F
  9. Fry each breast in canola oil for 9-10 mins or until it reaches an internal temp of 170 F
  10. Drain breasts on a paper towel.
  11. Allow chicken to rest for 5 minutes.
  12. Assemble the sandwich as desired.
  13. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*I’m well aware of MSGs. This seasoning ingredient is optional. Also, if you enjoy Chick fil a, spare me the lecture. They use it too.

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