One Can of Chickpeas Could Change The Way You Think About Chicken Sandwiches

One Can of Chickpeas Could Change The Way You Think About Chicken Sandwiches.
This chickpea chicken sandwich is out of this world!! I love making Chickun using chickpeas but making this pounded buttermilk chicken on a vegan butter milk maple butter biscuit made was awesome! I had these biscuits for days after because OMG they are so good.

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  • 1 can chickpeas liquid saved (aquafaba)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Mushroom Seasoning
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp galic powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp dill pickle juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups Gluten flour / Vital Wheat Gluten


  • 2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Dried Parsley
  • 2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 2 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 2 tsp Rosemary
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Maple Butter

  • 2 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1 tbsp Maple syrup

Hot Sauce

  • 1/4 Cup Favorite hot sauce
  • 2 tbsp Vegan Butter


  • In a blender add your chickpeas, water, mushroom seasoning, nutritional yeast, onion powder, 2 tbsp olive oil, and dill pickle juice. Blend on high until ver smooth
  • Once smooth add your gluten flour to blender and blend until the gluten forms and you have a ball of dough
  • remove from blender and knead for a few minutes until bouncy and rubbery.
  • divide into 5 to 10 pieces depending on the size you're looking to make or you can roll out into large thin sandwich size pieces
  • Now steam for at least 30 minutes
  • after steaming let rest in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, this will allow the gluten to tighten up
  • Season the chick n with salt and set aside while you prep your breading station
  • add Panko, garlic, parsley, oregano, basil, thyme, and rosemary to one plate, Flour and same seasonings to a second plate, and the liquid from the chickpeas (aquafaba) and seasonings to the bowl.
  • Now dredge the chicken in the flour, then into the aquafaba, then press into the panko.
  • in a large skillet or high wall frying pan add enough oil to cover the bottom of your pan, heat to a medium heat and then fry the chicken on both sides. about 5 minutes a side.

Maple Butter

  • Whisk together the melted vegan butter and maple syrup and toss in the fridge to solidify. Check and mix again once solid

Hot Sauce

  • Add hot sauce and butter to a small sauce pan, bring to a simmer, then remove from heat. Continue to whisk until ready to coat chick'n
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1 comment

  1. 5 stars
    I made these and then I froze them and then a month later I remembered I had them and I made a vegan chicken Parmesan and it was SO good. Everyone loved it. Thank you so much.

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