Good choice, Bad choice: Bojangles’ chicken

Updated Aug 12, 2014

Bojangles’ menu is popular for its made-from-scratch biscuits and southern soul food. If you can’t resist the quick comfort of home-style cooking while traveling, choose an option your mother would approve of.

Good choice: Grilled Filet Sandwich

Bad choice: Cajun Filet Biscuit

Calories and Fat: The grilled sandwich has 235 calories and 5g of total fat, compared to the Cajun biscuit’s 454 calories and massive 21g of total fat. 

Difference: The Cajun Filet Biscuit has four times the amount of fat and almost half the calories of the Grilled Filet Sandwich. The Cajun Filet Biscuit also has 46g of carbohydrates and 949mg of sodium, compared to the Grilled Filet’s 25g and 540mg. Essentially, it’s the same sandwich, just seasoned and breaded differently. Just make sure to order the sandwich without mayonnaise. 

Next time you’re looking for fast comfort food, Bojangles’ Grilled Filet Sandwich offers a healthy alternative to the fat-filled Cajun Filet Biscuit. If the sandwich alone isn’t enough, a side of green beans adds only 25 calories to the meal.