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When I first heard the name of the new burger joint on Sutherland — Stock Burgers — I was concerned that people might confuse it with the more established Stock & Barrel burger restaurant on Market Square. How to make breaded chicken fingers However, as that popular tea-sipping Kermit the Frog meme on Facebook might conclude, “But that’s none of my business…”

The Grub Spouse and I dropped in on Stock for lunch last weekend and discovered that a number of patrons already had the same idea. Chicken with fingers We were seated and handed a menu that does indeed showcase burgers but also features chicken dishes, hot dogs and sausage-based items, and even fried seafood goodies.

Let’s start with the burgers, which all cost $9. Chicken fingers pictures The basic Knox Burger is topped with Swiss cheese, pickles, mushrooms, caramelized onions and mayo, while the CP Burger features pepper jack cheese, mayo, chili, caramelized onions, tomatoes and jalapeños. How to bread chicken fingers Others include the Black & Blue, the Big Tex and the Freedom Burger, which allows you to choose your own toppings.

I was tempted to get the CP Burger, but it sounded like more of a mess than I was in the mood for, so I ordered the Sunny Side Burger, which comes with American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sweet red onions, mayo, bacon and a fried egg. Homemade chicken fingers oven I chose onion rings as a side over fries, slaw and collard greens.

That left The Spouse the rest of the menu to wade through. Chicken breast fingers The Spouse passed on tempting dog selections like the Cincinnati and Chicago styles as well as the New York Kraut Dog and the Bavarian Bratwurst. Homeade chicken fingers After skipping over several fried-shrimp and fish baskets as well, the choices were narrowed down to the Runabout Cluckers section, which offers up several variations on the chicken sandwich and chicken tenders (all $9).

The Spouse got the Knox Club, a grilled breast tricked out with American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, mayo, pickles and bacon. How long to cook chicken fingers in oven The Spouse’s side choice was the Bean’s Salad (apostrophe unnecessary), which is a white bean dish served chilled. Who invented chicken fingers It came highly recommended by our server.

I thought the Stock crew did an admirable job on all fronts. Golden chicken fingers The burger was satisfying, and I have to admit, I’ve become a fan of the fried-egg topping. Chicken fingers recipe buttermilk The lightly breaded onion rings were also quite good. Chicken fingers recipe indian style The Spouse and I agreed that the chicken sandwich got points for flavor, and even though a cold bean salad may not sound all that appetizing, its subtle cilantro and onion flavors did make it a good call on our server’s part.

Speaking of whom, the gentleman that waited on us was super friendly and accommodating and helped make our meal a pleasant experience from sit-down to walkout.

The Spouse polished off that chicken sandwich, but my burger was too formidable for one sitting, so I boxed up half my sandwich and rings and a smidgen of leftover Bean’s Salad. Chicken fingers recipe by shireen anwer We were also saving room for dessert, and to that end, we decided to split the banana pudding ($2). Chicken fingers dip recipe The smallish portion was very tasty, but the consistency was more like that of a bread pudding rather than a traditional creamy banana pudding. Chicken fingers recipe filipino style But there were still slices of bananas and vanilla wafers for you old-school fans.

Overall, I’m not sure that Stock’s patty creations stack up with the very upper tier of burger purveyors in town. Chicken strips recipe uk But that being said, I don’t think any burger fan will find Stock Burgers disappointing, and it definitely fills a restaurant niche in that particular part of West Knoxville.