Smoky, Spicy California Ranch Chicken Sandwich

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Smoky, Spicy California Ranch Chicken Sandwich

Talk about flavor bomb. Zesty umeboshi, smoky, spicy ghost pepper, and crispy tender chicken. Served on a brioche roll with sweet and sour slaw.

A cook could make a living selling this. It’s GOOD.

Prepare the Chicken

  • Buttermilk2 cups
  • Tabasco2 Tbsp
  • Chicken tender(s)2 lbs

Make the Ranch Sauce, Miso Mayo and Slaw

Fry the Chicken Tenders

Assemble the Sandwich

  • Bread, brioche buns4 each
 
  1. Prepare the Chicken

    • Mix the buttermilk and tabasco. Lay the chicken tenders in the mixture 

 

  1. Prepare the Chicken

    • Mix the buttermilk and tabasco. Lay the chicken tenders in the mixture for 24 hours, or at least 6 hours.
  2. Make the Ranch Sauce, Miso Mayo and Slaw

    • Combine theHellmann’s® Classics Salad Dressing Ranch with the umeboshi paste and ghost pepper.Chill until ready to use.
    • Mix the Hellmann’s® Real Mayonnaise and the miso together and hold cold as well.
    • Mix together the cabbage, daikon, cucumber, cilantro, and shiso. In a separate bowl combine the sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt. Mix together and hold until needed.
  3. Fry the Chicken Tenders

    • When getting ready to make the dish, heat the oil in a stock pot or use a fryer.
    • Mix the flour and Knorr® CALDO DE POLLO together in a bowl. Move the chicken tenders from the buttermilk to the flour, then repeat once more. Fry until golden (about 4-5 minutes). Transfer to wire rack while the rest are made. The tenders can be held in a warm oven.
  4. Assemble the Sandwich

    • When ready to serve, slightly toast the brioche buns and spread with 1 tsp of the miso mayo on bottom bun.
    • Lay the chicken tenders on the bun, top with 2 Tbsp of the Ranch sauce, and ½ cup of slaw. Top with bun and skewer. Serve with extra ranch and fries or tots.