A good chicken sandwich is a staple of any American diet, and the spicier the better. Sure, the fast-food options might be convenient, but these local recipes are sure to thoroughly quench your craving.
3027 E. Sunshine St., Springfield, 417-755-7155
The Chiliville Chicken Sandwich features a breaded and fried chicken breast spiced with SPLIT’s own “Chiliville” seasoning. It’s finished with tangy kimchi vinaigrette slaw, spicy gochujang mayo and homemade pickles.
2639 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, 417-268-7266
Order your chicken deep-fried or blackened, and it comes on a bun topped with applewood smoked bacon, pepper jack cheese and spicy mayo.
2620 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, 417-864-6994
Farmers Gastropub deep-fries a chicken thigh rather than a breast and tops it with pickles and aioli on a toasted brioche bun.