Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Rating 5.0
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This ultimate Buffalo chicken sandwich is crispy, juicy, spicy and sweet. This Buffalo chicken sandwich recipe features breaded chicken pieces fried until golden crisp and topped with a honeyed Buffalo sauce for a punch of flavor.
Utensils Dinner
Globe New American
Having worked in both the culinary and hospitality industries, Chef Joy is an entrepreneur combining his creativity and service skills to provide memorable experiences for his clients. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in the culinary arts, Chef Joy has worked as a sous chef, caterer, private chef and supervisor. Along his journey, he has fed everyone from restaurant patrons and private clients to summer campers and seniors. And now, he's eager show his skills in your kitchen.


1 1/2 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breast or thigh
salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup(s)
hot sauce, see notes 1
3 tblsp
3 tblsp
4 cup(s)
vegetable oil
1 cup(s)
all-purpose flour, divided
4 oz
hoagie rolls
sliced tomatoes, for topping
sliced onions, for topping
cheese slices, for topping
mayonnaise, ranch or blue cheese, for topping

Directions 11 steps | 35 Minutes

Step 1

Prepare the chicken. Cut the chicken into 4-6 ounce pieces if not already butchered. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.

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Step 2

Prepare the honey Buffalo sauce. In a small saucepan over low heat, add the hot sauce, butter and honey. Bring the sauce to a simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly until well combined. Set aside. 

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Step 3

Prepare the breading. In a large cast-iron skillet or a medium pot, add the vegetable oil and heat to about 350°F. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Season the flour with salt and pepper and then divide into two different bowls. 

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Step 4

In a third bowl, beat the eggs until well combined. 

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Step 5

Bread the chicken. Once the oil is hot, first coat the chicken by dipping the chicken in flour. 

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Step 6

Then dip the chicken in the egg.

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Step 7

Finally, then coat the chicken in the second bowl of flour. 

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Step 8

Fry the chicken. Shake off any excess flour and gently place in the hot oil. Fry for about 4-6 minutes. If using a cast-iron skillet, flip the chicken after about 2-3 minutes, making sure both sides are golden brown.

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Step 9

Once all of the chicken is fried, toss the fried chicken in the prepared Buffalo sauce until evenly coated.

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Step 10

Place the chicken on a sheet pan and bake for about 2-3 minutes. At this time, toast the hoagie rolls, if desired.

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Step 11

Remove the chicken from the oven and serve on hoagie rolls. Top with tomatoes, onion, lettuce, cheese, mayonnaise (or ranch or blue cheese) and any topping you like or have on hand. Enjoy!

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  1. Texas Pete hot sauce is preferred in this recipe.

Nutrition Per Serving
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16.6 g
41.1 g
50.1 g


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Jolee S.


03 Oct 2022

A perfect, easy buffalo chicken recipe. The photos/video really help to make the whole process super simple!

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