31 Best Chicken Sandwich Recipes

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I think we can all agree that chicken is one of the best, most versatile foods. I mean, we have plain grilled or baked chicken seasoned as many ways as you could want, chicken tacos, chicken pastas, chicken casseroles…okay, you get it. Today we are sharing some of the best chicken sandwiches around.

Shredded chicken sandwich, chicken salad, chicken wrap.


Maybe you’re craving something salty, maybe something spicy, or maybe something with a little bit of sweetness. This list gives you all of the best recipes for any and all chicken sandwiches! From chicken salad to  chicken and waffles, this list has something for everyone!

1. Shredded Chicken Sandwich

This recipe combines the creamy flavor of cream of chicken soups with juicy shreds of chicken and salty potato chips. It’s a melt in your mouth recipe with the perfect flavor. And even better? It’s done in only a little over an hour!

2. Chicken Salad Sandwich

What is creamy, delicious, and tastes like it came straight from a restaurant? You got it! It’s this recipe for the perfect chicken salad sandwich. It uses only a few ingredients like chicken, grapes, apples, celery, and others for the perfect combination of sweet and salty! Grab some lettuce and your favorite bread, and it’s ready to serve!

3. Chicken Patty Sandwich

Looking for a quick lunch when you’re running late or something extra easy when you don’t really feel like cooking? Look no further. This chicken patty sandwich recipe is perfect for when you’re on-the-go, but still want something tasty to look forward to. Using frozen chicken patties, it’s ready in just 12 minutes. Just add your favorite sandwich toppings like lettuce, red onions and more.

4. Copycat Chick-Fil-A Sandwich

If you’re anything like me, there are times when you crave a good old fast food fried chicken sandwich, but you just can’t really bring yourself to leave the house. With this recipe, that’s no problem! This crispy chicken sandwich tastes just like the classic Chick Fil A chicken sandwich and it’s ready in right around 30 minutes. Finish with homemade Chick Fil A sauce and satisfy that fast food craving in no time!

5. Chicken Caprese Sandwich

With the perfect blend of tomato, basil, and mozzarella, this chicken caprese sandwich is perfect for when you’re craving a fancy home cooked meal, but you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. In 25 minutes you’ll have a dinner tasting like it’s straight from Italy! Leave it open, or top it off with another slice of your favorite bread for a more filling dinner! I promise it tastes great either way. 

6. Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich

This recipe is perfect for when you’re looking for a chicken sandwich with a little bit of a kick to it. Combining juicy chicken and a sauce with the perfect amount of spicy and sweet, this spicy chicken sandwich will become your new go-to meal! Crispy, tasty, and simple!

7. Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

This homemade buffalo chicken sandwich tastes just like everyone’s favorite Arby’s sandwich! It’s a simple recipe with just the right amount of spice and all of those tasty flavors you look for in a buffalo sauce. Top it off with ranch and lettuce and dinner is served in a total of 30 minutes!

8. BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Are you in need of something quick to make and crowd-pleasing for your next party? This BBQ chicken sandwich recipe is shockingly simple and perfect for parties, family dinners, or any get together you’re hosting or attending. Just toss everything into your slow cooker, then come back in a few hours to the perfect party dish.

9. Chicken Philly Sandwich

This recipe is perfect for when you chicken lovers are craving a classic Philly Cheesesteak. Using peppers, garlic, onion, and other flavors, this dish will satisfy that craving in no time. It’s made with juicy chicken seasoned to perfection, then layered on sausage rolls with pepper, onion, and provolone!

10. Grilled Chicken Sandwich

This grilled chicken sandwich recipe is the perfect dinner for those warm summer nights when the weather is just too perfect to cook indoors. The chicken is marinated until deliciously tender and juicy, then grilled to crispy perfection. Top with your favorite condiments and enjoy!

11. Chicken Pesto Sandwich

There is nothing quite as delectable as a warm and toasty slice of ciabatta layered with juicy chicken, salty pesto, mozzarella, and tomatoes. It’s juicy, creamy, and about as close to perfect as food can be. This 10-ingredient recipe is ready to eat in a total of 30 minutes! 

12. White BBQ Chicken Subs

Rich and creamy white BBQ sauce drizzled over warm, cheesy chicken will have your taste buds begging for more! This recipe has everything you’re looking for. Salty, with a little bit of sugar for sweetness, and impeccable flavors. This white BBQ chicken sandwich is simple, quick, and definitely worth it.

13. Chicken Parmesan Subs

If you love a classic chicken parmesan, then you’ll love this sub sandwich recipe! This Italian-inspired dish is perfect for any occasion and a total hit with any crowd. It combines mozzarella, marinara, and, of course, deliciously juicy and flavorful chicken. Put it between two slices of your favorite toasted bread and enjoy!

14. Fried Chicken Po Boy

This fried chicken po’ boy sandwich is the best 20-minute recipe made with ingredients you probably already have hiding in your kitchen. It uses crispy chicken nuggets sandwiched inside a loaf of French bread and topped with homemade remoulade sauce. The hot sauce gives it the perfect kick of heat and the pickle juice creates the perfect amount of salty goodness. You’ll love this dish!

15. Italian Chicken Sandwiches

This recipe for Italian chicken sandwiches is one of the freshest tasting dinners I’ve had in a long time! It calls for a beautiful Italian dressing, juicy tomatoes, fresh basil, and more! These ingredients work wonderfully together to create a flavor you won’t forget. 

16. Chicken Sloppy Joes

Have you ever tried making your sloppy joes with ground chicken instead of beef? Well, you’ll be doing that every time once you’ve tried this recipe. It’s perfect for your next family dinner and takes only 30 minutes to put together. You, your kids, and your guests are guaranteed to love it!

17. Chicken And Waffles Sliders

This Southern style sandwich gives you the perfect opportunity to indulge in that classic chicken and waffles combination you’ve been craving. This spicy version is always a hit and tastes so good you won’t be able to resist a second helping! The flavorful marinated chicken pairs perfectly with the crispy waffles and a drizzle of hot sauce gives it the perfect kick of heat.

18. Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

Recreate a restaurant-quality chicken sandwich with this copycat Popeyes chicken sandwich recipe! It’s simple, quick, and tastes so good you won’t believe you made it right at home! The chicken is seasoned deliciously with a wide variety of flavors then piled onto buttery brioche buns with pickle chips and a spicy sauce.

19. Buffalo Chicken Wrap

This buffalo chicken melt is perfect for when you are looking for a quick but tasty meal. It comes together in just 5 minutes and gives you the perfect lunch or dinner when you’re shorter on time. It’s made with shredded chicken coated in buffalo sauce and wrapped up in your favorite tortilla with crunchy veggies and ranch dressing.

20. Chicken Burger

Don’t get me wrong, I love a classic beef burger. But when I am craving some juicy chicken, this chicken burger recipe is just the thing I need! Layered with pickles, cheddar cheese, and any other toppings you’d like, this burger is so delicious you’ll definitely be coming back for seconds…and thirds! And it comes together in only 15 minutes! Try serving with a side of french fries for a full meal.

21. Chicken Avocado Melt

This warm and toasty chicken avocado melt recipe is perfect for any lunch or dinner. When you’re craving a smokey flavor and a little bit of spice, give this a try! It uses tasty chipotle mayo and chipotle chilies for a smoky kick in each bite. And it tastes like it’s straight from a restaurant! What could be better?

22. Chicken Panini

Looking for an excuse to use that panini press hiding in the back of your cupboards? We have the perfect recipe for you! This chicken panini is super flavorful and absolutely mouth-watering. This recipe will get you a toasty, cheesy, and well-seasoned chicken panini in under 30 minutes!

23. Chicken Enchilada Sliders

These chicken enchilada sliders are perfect for serving a crowd! They’re made with perfectly cooked chicken smothered with enchilada sauce, melty cheddar, and onions. Enjoy these for an easy and tasty dinner any night of the week or whip them up for your next party.

24. Honey Dijon Chicken Sandwich

This honey dijon chicken sandwich takes only 20 minutes out of your day, and gives you a delicious meal to look forward to! The sweetness of the honey and tanginess of the mustard come together to create something truly tasty when paired with the chicken. Add some swiss cheese and sliced bacon, and you’ve got yourself the perfect sandwich!

25. Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich

This recipe is a fun take on the classic Cordon Bleu dish. It’s super quick and easy to make and tastes delicious! Juicy, garlicky chicken is layered with Swiss cheese and sweet honey ham for the perfect blend of flavors.This will soon be your new favorite dish!

26. BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese

You really can’t go wrong with any grilled cheese, but you can make it a million times better by making it into this BBQ chicken grilled cheese sandwich. It’s a fun take on everyone’s favorite comfort food, and this recipe takes the classic dish to a whole different level! The barbeque sauce, onions, and pineapple are a burst of flavor in each bite. For more spice, feel free to add some pickled hot peppers to this already delicious sandwich!

27. Dill Chicken Sandwich

I don’t know about you, but dill is one of my favorite flavors. That’s why this dill chicken sandwich is a go-to in my kitchen! It’s perfectly crispy, perfectly creamy, and perfectly perfect! Using pickles and pickle juice, this sandwich is bursting with flavor, and will keep you coming back for more. 

28. Popcorn Chicken Sandwich

There’s something about popcorn chicken that is super fun to make, and even more enjoyable to eat! This popcorn chicken sandwich recipe is one of my favorites, and it soon will be yours, too! You’ll need some finger rolls, diced chicken, and an array of seasonings. Top with your favorite barbeque sauce, and enjoy!

29. Blackened Chicken Sandwich

This blackened chicken sandwich recipe is loaded with strong, delicious, mouthwatering flavors. It’s made with chicken breast that’s loaded up with a colorful seasoning blend, seared in a hot skillet, then layered on French bread with melty mozzarella, mayo, lettuce, pickles, and onions. These spicy chicken sandwiches are ready in just 25 minutes!

30. Chicken Caesar Sandwich

I love a good chicken caesar salad, but sometimes things are just better as a sandwich! That’s why I really love this chicken caesar sandwich recipe. It’s creamy, flavorful, and so easy to make! Chicken breasts are cooked to juicy perfection in the slow cooker, then served on hamburger buns with a flavorful dressing and your favorite toppings.

31. Pulled Jerk Chicken Sandwich

Packed full of flavor, this sandwich is made with Jamaican jerk spiced chicken topped with pineapple and slaw. This delicious chicken recipe is sure to wow your crowd.

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Shredded chicken sandwich, chicken salad, chicken wrap.
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Chicken Sandwich Recipes

By Heather
Some of the best chicken sandwich recipes. BBQ chicken sandwiches, grilled chicken sandwiches, fried chicken sandwiches and so many more including this simple grilled chicken sandwich.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 18 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 2 chicken cutlets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Montreal seasoning
  • 2 hamburger buns

Optional Toppings

  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 2 tomato slices
  • 4 pickle slices
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard


  • Brush chicken cutlets with olive oil and then sprinkle with seasoning.
  • Heat grill to medium heat. Place chicken cutlets on the grill and cook about 4 minutes per side, depending on thickness of the chicken. Make sure internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  • Spread mayonnaise and mustard on the bun. Place chicken on the but and top with favorite toppings like lettuce, tomato, and pickles.


Calories: 555kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 785mg | Potassium: 840mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2125IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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