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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


  • 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


  • 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 ounces equals 327 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 126 mg cholesterol, 320 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 39 g protein.