Chili Crisp Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken Sandwiches

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2023

How do you get bold pickle flavor deep inside your fried chicken?

SERVES4

TIMETotal Time: 1 hour, plus 6½ hours brining and chilling

Chili Crisp Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken Sandwiches

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a fried chicken sandwich where pickle juice was front and center. Adding brine in two separate stages achieved this. We started by soaking boneless thighs in pickle juice fortified with fresh dill, garlic, and dry mustard. Then we...

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