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Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe

Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe

Any night is the perfect night for a fried chicken dinner. But this is no take-out chicken, this is Shirley's quick and easy recipe for Fried Chicken Tenders that utilizes sesame crackers as a crust. Shirley Little - Alvord, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 package (8 ounces) sesame crackers, crushed (about 4 cups)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 envelope instant chicken gravy mix, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine eggs and water. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with cracker crumbs. In an electric skillet, heat oil to 375°. Fry chicken strips, a few at a time, for 5-6 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • 2. Meanwhile, prepare gravy mix according to package directions if desired. Serve with chicken strips. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 chicken tenders (calculated without gravy) equals 561 calories, 29 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 474 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 30 g protein.