Lightly breaded, juicy chicken cutlets combine with slightly sweet crunchy pickles, lettuce, and lemon mayonnaise between a buttered and deeply-toasted eggy, brioche bun. The sandwich is served with Parmesan sprinkled fries and housemade ketchup that still manages to be the right ketchup consistency. I found myself craving another one of these later that evening.
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The sandwich is served on a lightly fried, house-made brioche doughnut, glazed with a maple-chicken jus and topped with oven-baked pecans. Between the doughnut halves lies ChurchKey's twist: buttermilk fried chicken and strips of applewood smoked bacon. In the end, what you're really eating is a child's dream: three of the best "junk foods" in a single, glorious monument to gluttony.
Many people scoff at the notion of light fast food, and with good reason; many more people scoff at white-meat chicken for no good reason. Popeyes has a new "Louisiana Leaux: Get Up and Geaux" menu of lower-calorie grilled chicken options. Ridiculous name aside, I actually expected good things from my leaux-down dinner of a Naked BBQ Chicken Po' Boy, Naked Chicken Wrap, and Naked Tenders Meal.