McDonald's Southern-Style Chicken

McDonald's

Ingredients

  • chicken breasts
  • hamburger buns
  • slices pickles
  • egg
  • 1/2 Cup  water
  • 1 Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon  onion powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  pepper
  •  Pinch of  sugar

A fried breast of chicken, topped with two dill pickles, and placed on top of a warm, buttery bun? It sounds eerily like a Chick-fil-A sandwich, but the McDonald’s rendition has something unique about it. You not only can enjoy this Southern specialty for lunch or dinner at McDonald’s, but you can have the same chicken recipe for breakfast, too (a biscuit makes a huge difference). McDonald’s customers have loved the simple, tangy, flavors of the sandwich ever since it came out.

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Directions

Combine all of the dry ingredients in a paper bag, except for the sugar, and mix thoroughly. Combine the egg, water, and sugar in a medium-sized bowl. Place each breast in the paper bag and coat with dry mixture. Dip each breast in the egg mixture, and then place back in the back to coat with the dry mixture once more.

Place the egg batter in an airtight container, and the breasts on a plate or tray, to refrigerate for about 1 hour. When the breasts come out of the refrigerator, coat once more in egg mixture, then the dry mixture.

Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil in a large skillet to 375 degrees. Fry the chicken until light brown and crispy, about 15 minutes. Let the chicken drain on paper towels to remove excess grease. Place the breast on the bottom bun, top with two slices of pickles, and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

552 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Sugar Conscious, Dairy Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

28%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 19g 30%
  • Carbs 46g 15%
  • Saturated 5g 27%
  • Fiber 2g 8%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Monounsaturated 8g
  • Polyunsaturated 4g
  • Protein 45g 91%
  • Cholesterol 158mg 53%
  • Sodium 631mg 26%
  • Calcium 108mg 11%
  • Magnesium 64mg 16%
  • Potassium 501mg 14%
  • Iron 4mg 25%
  • Zinc 2mg 15%
  • Phosphorus 410mg 59%
  • Vitamin A 62µg 7%
  • Vitamin C 1mg 1%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 42%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 26%
  • Niacin (B3) 21mg 106%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 50%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 117µg 29%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 13%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin K 2µg 2%
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