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Cold Fried Chicken Sandwiches with Jicama Blue Cheese Slaw

If you have a little more time in the kitchen or just happen to have some leftover fried chicken, throw it onto a bun with some jicama slaw and dig in! This stuff is what dreams are made of!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Southwestern
Keyword Chicken Sandwiches, Jicama Blue Cheese Slaw
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Serving
Calories 668kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe my crispy chicken from this recipe**
  • 4 soft hamburger buns
  • lettuce

for the slaw-

  • 2 cups grated jicama
  • 1 large carrot grated
  • 1/4 cup finely diced onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles + more for topping, if desired

Instructions

  • Open each hamburger bun and place lettuce and chicken on the bottom half.
  • For the slaw, combine the jicama, carrot, onion and cilantro together in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper together until mostly smooth. Stir in blue cheese. Pour dressing over jicama mixture and toss.
  • Top each piece of chicken with the slaw, adding more blue cheese to the tops of each sandwich if desired. Add the top bun and serve.
  • **This recipe is for chicken strips essentially. To make fried chicken meant for sandwiches, slice large boneless, skinless chicken breasts in half to create two thin pieces OR pound out the meat and slice into two pieces. Chicken should be 3/4 inch thick approximately. Dredge and fry according to those directions. Feel free to purchase already prepared fried chicken, remove the bones and use the breaded meat as the recipe states.

Nutrition

Calories: 668kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 527mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 81g | Vitamin A: 3124IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 2mg