If Chick-fil-A tops your list of all-time favorite fast-food joints, you’re definitely going to want to check out these new foods from Sam’s Club.
For a while now, Sam’s Club has had its Member’s Mark Southern Style chicken bites — which people say taste exactly like the ones from Chick-fil-A. Well, we have more good news: The company is now expanding the Southern Style menu to include two new items: a chicken sandwich and waffle fries.
The chicken sandwich features the same dill-flavored breaded chicken as the bites, but on a soft, buttery bun. A package of 10 costs $15.98, which is just $1.60 per sandwich. Making them is way easier than getting in your car and heading to Chick-fil-A. Pretty much, all you have to do throw it in the microwave, and it’s ready in 90 seconds.
Of course, a sandwich really just isn’t the same without a side of fries. The new waffle fries are made with Grade A potatoes and, according to Sam’s Club, “taste just like the real deal!” They are ready in under 30 minutes in the oven or 15 minutes in the air fryer, and a four-pound bag costs $4.98.
For fans of those nugget-style bites, the waffle fries are a welcome side. If you haven’t tried the bites yet, here’s what you’ve been missing: Made with 100% white-meat chicken, the nuggets are covered with a light, crispy breading that has a hint of dill. They are $9.98 for a 3-pound bag.
If you want to try them before you buy, you can get 12-14 nuggets for $2.50 in every Sam’s Club cafe.
The recipe comes from Passion for Savings. Aside from chicken and other obvious ingredients like an egg, milk and flour, you’ll also need dill pickle juice, powdered sugar and peanut oil.
Cut the chicken breasts into small bite-size nuggets, and place them in a zip-lock bag with the pickle juice. After allowing them to marinate in the fridge for at least four hours, drain the pickle juice, and toss the chicken with the egg/milk mixture. Also mix with flour, powdered sugar, paprika, salt and pepper.
Lastly, you’ll also need a dipping sauce, so you might as well make this copycat recipe for Chick-fil-A’s sauce. All you’ll need is honey mustard dressing, Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce and some apple cider vinegar. It may not be exact, but it should be pretty close to Chick-fil-A’s actual sauce, pictured below:
Additional reporting by Simplemost staff