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Double Fried Hot Honey Chicken Sandwiches

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Difficulty: Easy
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken sandwich, double fried chicken, fried chicken sandwich, spicy chicken sandwich
Total Time 3 hrs
Servings 2


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs 
  • 4 burger brioche buns 
  • Mayo pickle chips 


  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup hot sauce

Flour Mixture

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup corn starch 
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • Garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  •  1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp smokin buffalo blend (sub Nashville hot seasoning)

Honey Hot Sauce

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup hot sauce
  • 2 minced garlic cloves 


  • Start off by marinating the chicken thighs. Season your thighs with smokin buffalo blend first (sub salt and pepper)
  • In a bowl, add 1 cup hot sauce, 1 cup buttermilk and marinate for 2 hours or preferably overnight.
  • Now mix all dried ingredients in a bowl for the dredge, set aside.
  • Preheat the oil to 350 degrees. While preheating, dip the chicken in the flour mixture and set aside.
  •  Let the flour set in the chicken before frying for about 5 minutes.
  • First, fry the chicken for 4 minutes, then refry again for 3 minutes or until golden brown. 
  • Once all the chicken is fried, make the sauce. In a sauce pan, add all the ingredients for the sauce, put in on low heat stirring here and there, for 10 minutes
  •  Once the sauce is done, brush it on the chicken.
  • Now let’s assemble! Toast the buns with butter before hand, once toasted add mayo, pickles, and the chicken. 


You want your chicken to register 175 internal temperature.