Everyone I know loves Chick-fil-A, but since the closest one is an hour away from us, we’ve been making our copycat Chick-fil-A recipes at home to hold us over. If you are like me then you probably have a love/hate relationship with eating out. You love the taste and convenience, but hate the cost and calories. Now you can learn to make your favorites at home with my list of 28 best copycat recipes from Chick-fil-A!
The best part about making your favorite dishes at home is that you will save money and be in complete control of what goes into your food. We’ve all had those cravings for Chick-fil-A’s chicken sandwiches and waffle fries on a Sunday, but alas it’s not possible to get them. Which is why making these Chick-fil-A copycats at home is such a genius idea. But first, a little background on how to make Chick-fil-A fried chicken.
What’s Chick-fil-A’s secret fried chicken ingredient?
If you guessed pickle juice, you are correct! The first step is to marinate the chicken in a big jar of pickle juice. The longer it’s marinated the better, so let it marinate in the fridge overnight.
Why does Chick-fil-A soak their chicken in pickle juice?
Yes, because brining the chicken in the pickle juice helps the chicken retain moisture, so it makes the chicken nice and juicy!
What are the most popular Chick-fil-A menu items?
When it comes to the greatest Chick-fil-A hits of all time, these Chick-Fil-A menu items rank the highest:
- Chick-fil-A Nuggets
- Chick-fil-A Original Chicken Sandwich: The Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich is a juicy fried chicken and dill pickle slices inside a buttery soft bun. It has a special flavor that sets it apart from other fried chicken sandwiches.
- Chick-fil-A Waffle Fries
- Chick-fil-A Milkshakes
- Chick-fil-A Chocolate Chunk Cookies
What’s in Chick-fil-A sauce?
- Dijon mustard
- yellow mustard
- lemon juice
- barbecue sauce
Click the “Launch Gallery” button to see all of these delicious (and easy!) copycat Chick-fil-A recipes, including how to make Chick-fil-A sauce and don’t forget to check out these other popular copycat recipes:
What is your favorite take-out dish? Have you ever tried making it at home? I’d love to know! Leave me a comment and let me know!
About the Author:
Nettie is a wife and mother who is passionate about cooking and baking…especially when easy meals are involved! With five children, Nettie insists that all meals, snacks and desserts come together quickly! You will find a wide variety of easy yet scrumptious recipes on her very popular website Moore or Less Cooking.