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At just $6.95, you can get two sandwiches at Al’s Hot Chicken - one for now and one for later when you realize you’ve become addicted to LA’s spiciest hot chicken. Here they come with all the traditional characteristics of the Tennessee staple: strong cayenne flavor, crispy skin made from a fiery dry rub, and chili oil that fills all the nooks and crannies on every piece of chicken. Al’s Nash sandwich is topped with a lightly toasted bun filled with their secret sauce, a boneless breast, pickles, and a sweet yet crunchy slaw. Again, this place is a go-to for the tried and true, but keep in mind that this chicken is seriously hot - one spice level even requires an actual waiver. This potentially hazardous chicken comes in at 2.2 million SHU, which is science-lingo for, “Please think twice because your body might never forgive you.” You’ve been warned.

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