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Southern Fried Chicken Strips Recipe

Southern Fried Chicken Strips Recipe

What's not to love with these crowd-pleasing golden fried chicken strips? A hint of garlic makes them irresistible. Genise Krause, Sturgeon Bay, WI
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 5 min./batch YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 pounds chicken tenderloins
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and buttermilk. In a separate shallow bowl, combine the flour, garlic powder, pepper, salt and paprika. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then flour mixture.
  • 2. In an electric skillet, heat oil to 375°. Fry chicken, a few pieces at a time, for 2-3 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounce-weight: 327 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 39g protein

Reviews for Southern Fried Chicken Strips

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2016

"Substituted Penzey's Roasted garlic for garlic powder, held salt til after the chicken was fried and draining, omitted cheese. Beautiful crunchy chicken that the coating stays put when you cut it with a fork."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2015

"My first time ever preparing chicken tenders dipped in batter. I usually saute as is. This recipe is great. The fried tenders were a hit! I substituted Lawry's Seasoning Salt for the regular salt and also added about 1/2 teaspoon of garlic salt. I don't have an electric skillet, but a regular non-stick skillet worked just fine and I cooked the chicken for about 5 minutes on each side to get that perfect golden color and crisp. The chicken on the inside was perfectly cooked, tender and juicy! Will definitely add this to my dinner rotation!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 29, 2015

"This is a question rather than a review, how can it be so low in saturated fat with an egg and parmesan cheese? I would love to try it but am concerned."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2015

"This is definitely the best strip recipe. I made my own buttermilk and double-dipped the chicken."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"My family of picky eaters rated this to be the "bomb" of chicken strips. Which in my house is a huge compliment."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

"simple and easy love it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2013

"My son and I love these! Simple to make and didn't make a mess of my whole kitchen! Not having garlic powder, I added 2 sliced garlic cloves to the egg mix. Delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"This recipe is good. I did use what I had on hand so instead of buttermilk I used 1/4 cup of half-and-half and 1/4 cup whole milk and substituted season salt for regular salt and used a little less. Then, I added about a 1/4 teaspoon of poultry seasoning with a dash of chicken boullion. The chicken turned out great; not too salty either. I also used peanut oil which gets hotter quicker, I believe cooks better at higher temperature. Excellent base recipe for someone who wants to add/subtract ingredients!! Definitely try and make it your own!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2013

"So simple to make and have great flavor. Also, I like the fact that they didn't soak up a lot of the oil. That is DEFINITELY a plus! :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2013

"very tasty!!!!!!!!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

"Very tasty! I added just a pinch of poultry seasoning and it was delicious. My kids ate them up!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2012

"The whole family loved this recipe. My 17yr old nephew said it was the best fried chicken I had ever made. So easy to make too."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 13, 2012

"I've tried many receipes for chicken strips but this one is my last, the whole family LOVE it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2012

"This is a GREAT recipe, have made it several times. I dip them in ranch dressing."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011

"Great recipe and a nice break from my usual fried, and rather bland fried chicken recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2011

"this is great easy recipe eveyone loved it"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2011

"Very tasty and easy to make."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2011

"I made this recipe once and it has now become a weekly request at my house. For the batter I use a mixture of flour, paprika, and garlic salt. The flavors are good and it makes the process so much easier. These chicken strips are definitely worth trying!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2010

"While it is time consuming they are great."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2010

"My husband and I loved this recipe! It is quick, easy, and delicious. Will be making this recipe again and often."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2010

"These are easy and delicious! My picky eaters loved them and they are so much better for them than store-bought!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 19, 2010

"The Chicken Strips were very good. I cut boneless, skinless chicken breast into thin strips. The breading was very good and they do not need a dipping sauce. I would definately make this recipe again."

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