3 New Fried Chicken Sandwich Spots in O.C.

If you’re feening for fried chicken, these newcomers will satisfy.
Fried chicken slider at Spice-C; Photograph by Michelle Pagaran

Spice-C
The latest addition to The District offers fried chicken sandwiches and tenders in a variety of heat levels, from Naked to Reaper. The spice level is no joke; even the mild heat level yields a lingering sensation. Try the mac and corn salad and the housemade comeback sauce. Open for takeout and outdoor dining. 2455 Park Ave., Tustin, 714-673-6331

Cluck Kitchen
The latest concept by Steve Kim, owner of The Cut in Irvine, features a menu with three chicken sandwich options, tenders, and wings. The Nashville hot chicken sandwich with vinegar slaw originated as a secret menu item at The Cut. Notable sides include the street corn fritters and fried pickles. Sweeten the burn with a vanilla frosty. Open for takeout and outdoor dining. 17915 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, 949-418-9393

Poultrygram
Operating inside Brea Improv, this pop-up is currently offering a BOGO special on its fried chicken sandwiches. Also try the chicken breast tenders, which have a delightfully crunchy exterior, and the spicy-sweet cayenne snickerdoodle cookies. The cute takeout packaging is a welcome surprise. Curbside takeout and delivery only. 180 S Brea Blvd., Brea, 714-538-3344

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