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

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

 

Instructions:

1 Cut chicken breast (boneless and skinless) into strips.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

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.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

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.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

4 Crack 2 eggs, beat with fork until white and yolk are combined.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

5 Dredge chicken strips in flour mixture to fully coat each strip.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

 

6 Dip chicken strips in the egg and coat well.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

7 Back to flour mixture to give another coat of flour and set aside for 10 minutes.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

8 Heat oil to 160°C-170°C (320°F-340°F).

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

9 Deep fried for about 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

10 Cool on wire rack, serve immediately.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

11 Crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside.

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders