Vegan Recipes

Vegan Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich

Satisfy your craving for a classic fast-food favorite with this Vegan Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich recipe. Recreating the iconic flavors of the beloved Chick-fil-A sandwich in a plant-based version, this recipe features a crispy and flavorful vegan chicken patty, paired with pickles, and served in a soft, toasted bun. Enjoy the familiar taste of this sandwich while adhering to a vegan lifestyle. Whether you’re a Chick-fil-A enthusiast or just looking for a delicious plant-based alternative, this Vegan Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich is sure to hit the spot.

Full Recipe:


For the Vegan Chicken:
  • 1 cup vital wheat gluten
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (for coating)
  • Oil for frying
For the Sandwich:
  • 4 vegan hamburger buns
  • Vegan mayonnaise
  • Dill pickles, sliced


For the Vegan Chicken:
  1. Prepare Wet and Dry Ingredients:
    • In a bowl, mix together vital wheat gluten, nutritional yeast, onion powder, garlic powder, and smoked paprika.
    • In a separate bowl, whisk together vegetable broth, soy sauce, and olive oil.
  2. Combine and Knead:
    • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until a dough forms. Knead the dough for a few minutes.
  3. Shape Patties:
    • Divide the dough into four equal portions and shape them into patties.
  4. Steam Patties:
    • Steam the patties for 25-30 minutes. This helps the patties become firm and have a meaty texture.
  5. Cool and Coat:
    • Allow the steamed patties to cool. Once cooled, coat each patty in breadcrumbs.
  6. Fry:
    • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Fry each patty until golden brown on both sides.
For the Sandwich:
  1. Toast Buns:
    • Toast the vegan hamburger buns until golden brown.
  2. Assemble:
    • Spread vegan mayonnaise on both halves of the bun.
    • Place the crispy vegan chicken patty on the bottom bun.
    • Top with sliced dill pickles.
  3. Serve:
    • Assemble the sandwich by placing the top bun over the pickles.
    • Serve the Vegan Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich immediately, and enjoy the delicious plant-based twist on a classic fast-food favorite!
Nutrition Facts (Per Serving – Makes 4 sandwiches):
  • Calories: 450
  • Fat: 14g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7g
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Net Carbs: 46g

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