Fried Chicken Sandwich with Pimento Cheese

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Creamy & flavorful pimento cheese is the perfect addition to this fried chicken sandwich!


9 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

1269 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Frying pan


Chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)

Step 1

In a mixing bowl, add the buttermilk, egg, paprika, salt & pepper. Whisk to combine. Add the chicken thighs to the bowl. Let the chicken marinate for 15-20 min in the refrigerator.

Vegetable oil

Step 2

Meanwhile, heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan.

Flour (all-purpose)

Step 3

Add the flour to a dish. Remove the chicken from the buttermilk marinade & dredge the chicken in the flour, making sure to coat the chicken on all sides completely.

Step 4

Carefully test that the oil is hot by adding a splash of flour to see if it sizzles. The oil should be about 350ºF. Add the chicken & cook. Flip the chicken every few min until fully cooked & golden brown, about 12-15 min. Remove the chicken & transfer to a paper towel lined dish.

Burger bun (brioche)
Pimento cheese
Spring mix lettuce

Step 5

On a toasted bun (optional), spread the pimento cheese onto both halves. Add a handful of lettuce & the fried chicken onto the bottom bun. Close the sandwich & enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy1269 cal.
Fat105 g
Carbohydrates41 g
Protein43 g
Fiber5 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Fried Chicken Sandwich with Pimento Cheese" contains 1269 Energy, 105 g of Fat, 41 g of Carbohydrates, 43 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

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Fried Chicken Sandwich with Pimento Cheese