Fried Chicken Sandwich with Cajun Mayo

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon salt*
  • 1 teaspoon pepper*
  • 1 teaspoon paprika*
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder*
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder*
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 4 cups canola oil
  • 4 brioche hamburger buns
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Pickle slices

Cajun Mayonnaise

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • Pinch of dried thyme
  1. Stir together in a small bowl.
  2. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

*** Southern Seasoning Blend- These seasonings are the basis of commonly pre-made soul food seasoning blends. 4X the ingredients and store in an airtight container! Great to use in vegetables, meats and beans.***

  1. Heat the canola oil to 350 degrees in a heavy skillet or stockpot.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the flour, cornstarch, and seasonings.
  3. Mix together.
  4. Dip the marinated chicken into the flour seasoning until completely covered.
  5. Use tongs to lower the chicken into the hot oil.
  6. Cook till the coating is golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oil and allow the chicken to drain on a cooling rack. 

To make the sandwich:

  1. Toast the buns in the bottom of a buttered pan till browned lightly.
  2. Add a smear of the mayonnaise to the top of the bun and place pickles on the bottom bun.
  3. Set warm fried chicken breast on top and ENJOY!