Homemade Double Down Chicken Burger
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A homemade version of the controversial double down burger. Follow this easy method for a delicious dinner time meal.
Serves: 2
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 slices streaky bacon
  • 2 slices tasty cheese
  • 2 slices edam cheese
  • Peanut oil
Chicken Coating
  • ½ cup of flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground chilli
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon mild paprika
  • 1 teaspoon msg
Chelsea Winter’s Secret Sauce
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 3 gherkins, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  1. Prepare the chicken the night before. Remove tenderloin, slice each breast horizontally in half. Add milk and lemon juice to sealable bag and soak chicken in refrigerator.
  2. The sauce can also be prepared the night before and refrigerated before use, simply combine all ingredients in a bowl - mix them together well.
  3. Prepare grill for direct high heat, preheat cast iron pan with a thin layer of peanut oil.
  4. Combine all chicken coating ingredients and spread on a large plate and coat each piece of chicken. Set aside until grill is ready.
  5. Cook bacon in pan until crispy, set aside and drain on a paper towel.
  6. Add more oil to pan as necessary, cook chicken for 2.5 minutes a side until it is golden brown and crispy, set aside and drain on a paper towel.
  7. Spread sauce on one side of each chicken breast half, place cheese, bacon, cheese and finally top with the remaining chicken. Place chicken back in grill in an oven proof dish and place the lid, heat until cheese has started to melt before removing from grill and serving immediately.
KFC uses pepper jack cheese in the American version of the "sandwich"
Recipe by BBQ Like It's Hot at https://bbqlikeitshot.com/homemade-double-down/