Pan Fried Chicken Sandwich Print Email

1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 boneless chicken breasts, skin-on, split
1 cup all-purpose flour for dredging, plus additional if necessary
1 cup grapeseed, corn, canola, or other neutral oil
4 biscuits (canned will do just fine)
1 cup of your favorite slaw, either store-bought or homemade
Hellman's mayonnaise as condiment

Combine the buttermilk, honey, and mustard with 2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper in a shallow baking dish. Add the chicken and coat well. Cover and marinate the chicken or at least 3 hours, or as long as overnight (in the refrigerator).

Put the flour in a wide, shallow dish--a pie plate works great--and season it with a little salt and pepper. Remove the chicken from the marinade, letting it drain for a second or two after you pull it from the baking dish, then dredge each piece in the seasoned flour.

Heat the oil over medium heat in a skillet or saute pan large enough to accommodate the chicken without crowding. Let the oil heat for a full minute, then add the chicken. Cook it for 6 to 7 minutes a side, until golden brown. Turn the heat down to medium after you flip the meat. Meanwhile, bake the biscuits.

Assemble the sandwiches: a pan fried chicken breast half on each biscuit bottom, topped with a few heaping tablespoons of cole slaw and a dab of mayo, and the top of the biscuit, of course. Serves 4 -

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