No, they don’t. Look at the ingredients listed on the …

Comment on Chick-fil-A Copycat Chicken Sandwiches by Malcolm Bedell.

No, they don’t. Look at the ingredients listed on the website. There’s no vinegar, calcium chloride, or lactic acid listed, all of which would have to be disclosed if they were using actual pickle juice. This one’s an urban legend.

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Whoops! 1/2 is supposed to go in the milk. I’ve corrected the recipe…thanks for bringing it to my attention.

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You’re right! It makes 4 sandwiches. Correcting now.

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