Fried chicken tenders also known as chicken strips or chicken fingers. It is a common snack in many parts of the world. The dish can be prepare by using chicken breast or chicken tenderloin; coat with flour mixture and deep fried to crisp.
Marinate is a must, it helps keep the chicken strips moist and juicy during frying. If you are looking for a great tasting snack that is quick and easy, try this recipe.
Chinese Version: 无骨鸡柳条
Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe | MyKitchen101en
Ingredient for marinate:
- 2 chicken breast (boneless, skinless; about 500g)
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp Pepper
- ½ tsp chili flakes (or chili powder)
- 1 Tbsp. water
- 2 cloves of garlic (pressed or finely minced)
Ingredients for coating:
- 2 eggs
- 200g all-purpose flour
- ⅛ tsp Baking powder
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 ½ tsp pepper
- 1 ½ tsp chili flakes (or chili powder; cayenne pepper for extra kick)
* tsp = teaspoon; Tbsp. = tablespoon
1 Cut chicken breast (boneless and skinless) into strips.
2 Add in ½ tsp of salt, ½ tsp of pepper, ½ tsp of chili flakes, 1 Tbsp. of water and 2 cloves of pressed garlic. Marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
3 Mix 200g all-purpose flour with ⅛ tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 ½ tsp pepper and 1 ½ tsp chili flakes, whisk and mix well.
4 Crack 2 eggs, beat with fork until white and yolk are combined.
5 Dredge chicken strips in flour mixture to fully coat each strip.
6 Dip chicken strips in the egg and coat well.
7 Back to flour mixture to give another coat of flour and set aside for 10 minutes.
8 Heat oil to 160°C-170°C (320°F-340°F).
9 Deep fried for about 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.
10 Cool on wire rack, serve immediately.
11 Crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside.