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Chicken Finger Sub – Best Buffalo Sub

Chicken Finger Sub – This best chicken finger sub recipe consists of crispy, juicy goodness: golden-fried tenders, bursting with juicy, seasoned meat in a crisp batter topped with creamy ranch, fiery buffalo sauce, or tangy honey mustard

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Chicken Finger Sub – Tips and Tricks

Double dip – Go for a creamy-spicy combo by dipping your fingers in ranch and buffalo sauce simultaneously.
Get cheesy – Melt some provolone or cheddar on top of your chicken fingers for a gooey texture.
Pickle punch – Add some crunchy dill pickles for a tangy addon to the richness.
Veggie vibrance – Don’t forget the greens! Shredded lettuce, tomato, and onion add freshness and crunch.

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Recipe Variations

Buffalo Finger Sub – Hot sauce, blue cheese dressing, and celery for a full-on Buffalo experience.
Ranch BLTCreamy ranch meets crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato for a comforting, familiar twist.
BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Sub – BBQ sauce, melty cheddar, crispy bacon, and crunchy onion rings.
Honey Garlic Sriracha – Sweet, spicy, and sticky – this Asian-inspired combo will tantalize your taste buds.

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Chicken Finger Sub – FAQs

What kind of chicken fingers are best?

Boneless, skinless chicken breast is the best option. Go for thick-cut tenders for maximum finger-licking taste.

What bread should I use?

Hoagie rolls are classic, but Ciabatta, sourdough, or even French baguettes can add unique textures.

How spicy is this sub?

That’s entirely up to you! From mild buffalo sauce to Carolina Reaper-infused madness.

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How to Serve This Best Buffalo Chicken Finger Sub?

Slice it in half for a shareable snack, or go full-on beast mode and eat it all yourself (no judgment!). Pair it with crispy fries for a classic combo, or try onion rings or sweet potato tots.

Yield: 4

Chicken Finger Sub (Buffalo Style)

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This best chicken finger sub recipe consists of crispy, juicy goodness: golden-fried tenders, bursting with juicy, seasoned meat in a crisp batter topped with creamy ranch, fiery buffalo sauce, or tangy honey mustard

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


For the chicken

  • 2 pounds chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 1 cup Frank's RedHot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2-4 hoagie rolls, toasted
  • 1 cup blue cheese crumbles

Homemade dressing

  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh dill, minced
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Season chicken with cayenne, brown sugar, paprika, salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the vegetable oil. Add the chicken and sear on both sides for about 4 minutes until golden.
  4. Add in the wing sauce, mix well bring to a simmer, and cook for about 15 minutes.
  5. Let it cool, and shred the chicken with two forks. Add the melted butter place the skillet into the oven and broil for about 4 minutes or until crusty and caramelized on top.
  6. In a bowl, add celery, carrots, and tomatoes, season with salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  7. Cut the bread horizontally. Layer with blue cheese crumbles on the bottom, then add the chicken followed by the veggies.
  8. Homemade Ranch Dressing: In a bowl mix the buttermilk, garlic, mayonnaise, salt, mustard dill, honey, and pepper.
  9. Serve immediately with a side of Homemade Ranch Dressing.

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 855Total Fat 69gSaturated Fat 18gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 49gCholesterol 241mgSodium 2310mgCarbohydrates 16gFiber 2gSugar 7gProtein 46g

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