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Ninja Foodi And Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich

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Skip the drive-thru line, and make your own Copycat Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwich! I made a Ninja Foodi and Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich and it was better than the real deal. Juicy tender chicken that is coated in a crispy batter, that leaves you wanting one more bite! 

Load your sandwich with pickles, sauce, and sink your teeth into this glorious chicken sandwich. Best of all, you don’t fry it like the traditional sandwich is. The Air Fryer will crisp it up by hot air, so you get that fried taste without any of the grease! 

Ninja Foodi And Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich

The Best Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich 

The Ninja Foodi helps tremendously to preserve the chicken so it is nice and juicy when you go to serve it. I love using it for the air frying portion, so I don’t have to pull out a pan of oil to fry the sandwich. If you are looking to cut out empty carbs this is a great way. So if you own an Air Fryer or Ninja Foodi this recipe is a must make! Probably the best recipe I have tried to date! 

I did get inspiration for this recipe from By_Pink Chick Fil A Nuggets

Chick fil A marinate

Does Chick Fil A dip their chicken in pickle juice?

Yes! This is their trademark flavor, chicken that is soaked in pickle juice that has taken the world by storm. It helps to tenderize, flavor, and keep your chicken nice and juicy while it cooks. 

How long do you marinade Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwich in pickle juice? 

You can marinade your chicken as little an hour or up to 8 hours. I did mine for just one hour, and it worked great. So if you want to make this chicken for dinner you could prep your chicken and place in a sealable bag and toss in the fridge to soak. When you get home to pull it out and prep and cook your sandwich. 

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How to store leftover copycat Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwiches 

If you have leftover sandwiches, toss them in the fridge for up to three days. I will say the breading on the chicken will not be crispy like day one but the flavor will taste fantastic.

Ninja Foodi And Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich

What to pair with Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwiches

  • French Fries
  • Coleslaw
  • Potato Salad
  • Onion Rings
  • Etc. 

I do all types of sides with my sandwiches when I make them. Go-to is french fries or homemade coleslaw, but you can easily pick and choose what fits your tastebuds! 

Give this recipe a try today, I think you all will fall head over heels for this juicy Copycat Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwich recipe!

More Air Fryer and Ninja Foodi Recipes you may like are Ninja Foodi Egg Rolls, Cowboy Casserole, Taco Pie or even some chicken jerky treats for your dog.

Ninja Foodi And Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich

 

Ninja Foodi And Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich

Ninja Foodi And Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Skip the drive-thru line, and make your own Copycat Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwich! I made a Ninja Foodi and Air Fryer Chick Fil A Copycat Chicken Sandwich and it was better than the real deal. Juicy tender chicken that is coated in a crispy batter, that leaves you wanting one more bite!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 cup Pickle juice
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  1. Cut Chicken breast into 4 pieces.
  2. Marinate chicken breast in pickle juice for one hour.
  3. Mix together dry ingredients
  4. Whisk egg and milk together
  5. Dip chicken in flour mixture then egg.
  6. Dip back in flour until well coated with flour.
  7. Place Air Fryer on 390 preheat for 5 minutes
  8. Place chicken pieces on rack in the foodi or air fryer
  9. Spray with peanut oil
  10. Cook for 20 minutes
  11. check temp of your chicken should be 160 degrees

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 420Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 2454mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 41g

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Wendy Myers

Tuesday 12th of January 2021

I followed the instructions to a T and the chicken was not done after 20 minutes. Does high altitude factor in?

Megan

Saturday 9th of January 2021

I had trouble with the heat too. The coating burned at 390 for 20 minutes. On the second batch I went down to 350 for 20 minutes. That worked better but the coating looked and tasted very flour-y both times. I tried a third time with some nugget size chicken pieces that were left over from cutting the breasts into sandwich size pieces. I had already done the double flour on those too, but I tried to pat it in/remove some so they wouldn't be as flour-y, but it didn't work. Whomp wah. The flavor was GREAT though. We ended up peeling the coating off and just eating the chicken on a bun with pickles and it was good enough that I don't know if it needs the coating! I'm going to try again with maybe just one light coating of flour and see what happens. I'm definitely not a Ninja Foodi expert yet so it could be user error... :D Thanks for the recipe!

Michelle

Thursday 7th of January 2021

You've got to add a little powdered sugar to the flour mixture ;) Trust me! It makes all the difference in the world!!

Missy Tindall

Saturday 2nd of May 2020

Would love to try this for my family. Does it matter what type of pickle juice it is soaked in? For example..dill pickle, sweet butter chip pickle etc.. Thank you!

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