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6 Chicken Sandwiches to Carry into the End Zone

January 29, 2015

There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.

Today: The best game day food? The kind you can eat with your hands.

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The best part of game day food is arguably that there's no pretense involved. You dig into nachos and wings with reckless abandon -- goodbye forks; goodbye knives; nice to know you serving utensils. Spoons? We'll allow them so long as chili is involved. Because when there's a national title on the line, you need the kind of food that's easy, self-contained, and eaten with little more than your hands and a few napkins for good measure.

This game day, save yourself some time, stress, and cutlery and put chicken sandwiches on the menu. Throw in some homemade potato chips and a good beer cocktail, and you're all set. Here are 6 chicken sandwich recipes to carry into the end zone this Sunday:

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken, Caponata, and Pesto Sandwich by sdebrango


Herbed Chicken Burgers with Spicy Aioli by DailyMeals


Balsamic Chicken Sandwich with Peach Jam and Brandied Onions by we eat. happy.


Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Tortas by foxeslovelemons


Chicken Meatball Sub with Gobs of Fresh Mozzarella by erinmcdowell 


Green Goddess Chicken Sandwiches by foxeslovelemons

Is there an undiscovered Food52 chicken recipe you love? Send us a paragraph or two at [email protected] about why you love it, and it could be next week's Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner. 

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Julie Myers

Written by: Julie Myers

Perpetually hungry. Will travel for food.