Crispy Sage Chicken Tenders
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound chicken tenderloins
- 1 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
- 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh minced sage
- Oil for frying
- Salt to taste
- Ranch salad dressing, optional
- In a bowl, whisk buttermilk, salt, pepper sauce and pepper until blended. Add chicken, turning to coat; let stand 15 minutes. In a shallow bowl, toss bread crumbs with sage.
- In a deep skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 365°. Dip tenderloins in crumb mixture to coat both sides, patting to help coating adhere. Fry chicken 2-3 minutes on each side or until deep golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with additional salt to taste. If desired, serve with ranch dressing.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 227 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein.
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Jul 11, 2018
Loved the sage in this! It took these delicious strips to another level! I also made half of the strips in the air-fryer with great results!
Dec 2, 2015
I've never had much luck with fried chicken, so I was relieved to finally find an easy recipe that tasted fabulous. I used Italian seasoned panko crumbs for some added spice. I followed the rest of the recipe to a T, and they cooked perfectly! I will definitely make these again soon