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:

253 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium

Daily value:

13%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 12g 19%
  • Carbs 184g 61%
  • Saturated 3g 16%
  • Fiber 8g 31%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Monounsaturated 3g
  • Polyunsaturated 4g
  • Protein 36g 73%
  • Cholesterol 186mg 62%
  • Sodium 2,084mg 87%
  • Calcium 357mg 36%
  • Magnesium 81mg 20%
  • Potassium 474mg 14%
  • Iron 13mg 71%
  • Zinc 3mg 21%
  • Phosphorus 430mg 61%
  • Vitamin A 80µg 9%
  • Vitamin C 3mg 5%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 140%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 71%
  • Niacin (B3) 15mg 77%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 15%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 441µg 110%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 13%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 5%
  • Vitamin K 8µg 10%
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