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BUTTERMILK FRIED CHICKEN TENDERS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
DEBBIE CHILBERG

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FOR THE MARINADE FOR THE BREADING

2 - POUNDS - CHICKEN TENDERLOINS 1 - CUPS - ALL PURPOSE FLOUR

1 - CUP - BUTTERMILK 1 - TEASPOON (HEAPING) - SALT

1 - TEASPOONS - SALT - TEASPOON - BLACK PEPPER

- TEASPOON - CAYENNE PEPPER - TEASPOON - GARLIC POWDER

- TEASPOON - GARLIC POWDER - TEASPOON - PAPRIKA

- TEASPOON - PAPRIKA 1 - TEASPOONS - BAKING POWDER

FOR COOKING 3 - TABLESPOONS - BUTTERMILK

3-4 - CUPS - VEGETABLE OIL

Directions:
Directions:
COMBINE THE CHICKEN TENDERS WITH ALL OF THE MARINADE INGREDIENTS IN A LARGE ZIP LOCK BAG. SEAL THE BAG TIGHTLY AND SMUSH IT AROUND TO ENSURE CHICKEN TENDERS ARE EVENLY COATED WITH BUTTERMILK AND SEASONING. PLACE IN BOWL AND REFRIGERATE OVERNIGHT, OR AT LEAST FOUR HOURS.

MAKE THE BREADING BY COMBINING THE FLOUR, SALT, PEPPER, GARLIC POWDER, PAPRIKA, AND BAKING POWDER IN A LARGE BOWL. WHISK UNTIL WELL COMBINED, THEN ADD BUTTERMILK AND STIR WITH A FORK UNTIL MIXTURE IS EVENLY CLUMPY.

LINE A BAKING SHEET WITH ALUMINUM FOIL. REMOVE THE CHICKEN TENDERS FROM THE MARINADE A FEW AT A TIME, AND TOSS INTO THE FLOUR MIXTURE. PRESS CHICKEN FIRMLY INTO BREADING TO ALLOW CLUMPS TO ADHERE TO MEAT. PLACE BREADED TENDERS ON PREPARED BAKING SHEET. LINE ANOTHER BAKING SHEET WITH A FEW LAYERS OF PAPER TOWELS AND SET ASIDE. ADD OIL TO A LARGE HIGH SIDED POT UNTIL THE LEVEL REACHES ABOUT " - HEAT OVER HIGH HEAT UNTIL OIL IS SHIMMERING. PLACE SEVERAL CHICKEN TENDERS IN THE HOT OIL. DO NOT CROWD PAN. COOK UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN ON ONE SIDE, AND THEN FLIP SIDE AND COOK UNTIL GOLDEN BROWN. SET COOKED TENDERS ON BAKING SHEET LINED WITH PAPER TOWELS TO DRAIN. FRY REMAINING TENDERS IN BATCHES. SERVE HOT.

 

 

 

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