The best Southern style chicken sandwich isn’t found in the drive thru


Chicken sandwich wars are heating up, but don’t head to the drive thru. The best Southern style chicken sandwich is found somewhere else.

The best Southern style chicken sandwich has been a hotly debated subject this week. Popeye’s, Chick-fil-A, KFC and several others are staking their claim on the title. While that drive thru option might offer some convenience, the best chicken sandwich won’t be found there.

Sam’s Club has thrown its hat into the chicken sandwich wars. The Member’s Mark Southern Style Chicken Sandwiches are definitely as good as any drive thru version. Are you ready to put them to the taste test?

Exclusively available at Sam’s Club, these sandwiches have the classic Southern chicken flavors that people crave. The key is that dill-flavored breaded chicken.

Southern style chicken has appeal because that slightly sour, salty flavor that just adds a touch of umami to fried chicken. It isn’t over-powering, yet entices you to take another bite after bite. Also, the soft, buttery bun compliments the chicken’s flavor. Many people consider it the perfect bite.

A big appeal to the Sam’s Club version is the cost. While a stop at the drive thru might cost a family of four well over $20, the Sam’s Club chicken sandwich is just $1.60 per sandwich. At that price, the super hungry teenage boys can have two sandwiches per meal and mom’s wallet isn’t completely empty.

Of course, a Southern style chicken sandwich needs a good side with it. The Member’s Mark Southern Style Waffle Fries are a good option. Either cooked in the oven or the air fryer, these waffle fries are on the table in about 30 minutes. After one bite, you will definitely be willing to wait for these fries.

For families, this Sam’s Club chicken sandwich and fries is a great cost effective option. Families are always looking for tasty dinner options that are quick, easy and a great value.

Even if you pair this chicken sandwich with a salad, bowl of fruit or mac and cheese, it satisfies that craving without breaking the bank. More importantly, it tastes just as good or better than any drive thru version.

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What do you think is the best Southern style chicken sandwich? Have you put all the versions to the taste test?