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Shaq Daddy Chicken Sandwich
Shaq Daddy Chicken Sandwich + Lucille's Cheesy Macaroni
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Up the flavor ante on fried chicken sandwiches with melty cheese, tangy barbecue sauce and thinly sliced ham on a buttery, toasted bun.


    • 1 cup plus one tablespoon seasoned flour, divided
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1 medium chicken breast
    • Canola oil
    • Brioche bun
    • Butter
    • 3 thin slices ham
    • 1 slice Swiss cheese
    • Mustard barbecue sauce


1. Whisk 1 tablespoon of seasoned flour with the water in a shallow dish. Set aside.

2. Divide the remaining seasoned flour in two shallow dishes. In one of the dishes, drizzle in 1 tablespoon of the water/flour mixture. Mix so you have little clumps for texture.

3. Bread the chicken in the following order: dredge in the flour only, then dip into the flour/water mixture and lastly dredge in the moistened flour mixture.

4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat a heavy skillet with about 1/4-inch canola oil to 325°F.

5. Fry chicken breast for 3 minutes on each side, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F.

6. Butter and toast the bun. Place the ham in a pan and top with the cheese. Place the pan in the oven until the ham is warm and the cheese is melted.

7. Place the bottom bun on a plate, top with 1 ounce barbecue sauce, the fried chicken, ham and cheese, and finish with the top bun.

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