Homemade Fried Chicken Tenders are tender juicy pieces of chicken breast coated buttermilk then seasoned flour to give you great-tasting chicken. There's nothing quite like a juicy, crispy fried chicken tender! Apart from them being homemade of course.
The trick to getting the chicken tenders crispy on the outside and still juicy inside to to make sure you have the oil at the right temperature when you fry them.
For this recipe, we've kept it simple and delicious. There's an option to add some spices to give another flavour dimension to the chicken, if you wish to.
You can also make our lemon garlic sauce for chicken recipe and use that as a dipping sauce.
The chicken only takes minutes to make and is perfect for a weekday meal, to take along to potlucks or to serve at a party. Add some of your favorite dipping sauces and hey presto! It's a real crowd pleaser. Please enjoy our Homemade Fried Chicken Tenders!
24 Chicken Tenderloins
2 Cups Buttermilk
2 Cups All purpose Flour
salt and pepper
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper or paprika seasoning (Optional)
¼ cup milk
1. Combine the buttermilk with the chicken tenders in a zip bag or container and allow marinating in the fridge for 2 hours.
Then combine the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, seasoned salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a container and mix very well to combine.
2. Lightly beat the eggs and the milk in a bowl.
3. Preheat the cooking oil to 350 F.
4. Dredge the chicken tenders in the flour mixture and shake off any excess.
5. Dip the tenders in the egg and milk mixture, then return the chicken to the flour to give them a double coating. Shake off excess flour and set aside the tenders on a plate.
6. When the oil has reached 350 F, take a few tenders at a time and fry them for approximately 5 minutes then drain on some kitchen paper.
Serve hot with some delicious sauces and a few lemon wedges. And there you have our lovely Homemade Fried Chicken Tenders!
Below are some lovely dipping sauces you might like to make to go with your chicken tenders:
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Homemade Fried Chicken Tenders
Homemade Fried Chicken Tenders are tender juicy pieces of chicken breast coated buttermilk then seasoned flour to give you great-tasting chicken.
- 24 Chicken Tenderloins chicken tenders
- 2 Cups Buttermilk
- 2 Cups All purpose Flour
- salt and pepper
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper or paprika seasoning, optional
- 2 eggs
- ¼ cup milk
- Combine the buttermilk with the chicken tenders in a zip bag or container and allow marinate in the fridge for 2 hours.
- Combine the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, seasoned salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a container and mix very well to combine.
- Lightly beat the eggs and the milk in a bowl.
- Preheat the cooking oil to 350 F.
- Dredge the chicken tenders in the flour mixture and shake off any excess.
- Dip the tenders in the egg and milk mixture, then return the chicken to the flour to give them a double coating. Shake off excess flour and set aside the tenders on a plate.
- When the oil has reached 350 F, take a few tenders at a time and fry them for approximately 5 minutes then drain on some kitchen paper.
- Serve hot with some delicious sauces.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 133Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 120mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 17g
Nutrition information isn’t always accurate
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How much of all the seasonings do you put in? I don’t see it listed in the recipe. Thanks.