Serve up a batch of these spicy chicken tenders for lunch or dinner. A buffalo chicken that is breaded in Panko breadcrumbs, and fried to crispy perfection.
A spicy fried chicken that is going to win you over with one bite. If you are looking for a breaded chicken recipe, this recipe right here is a must.
Chicken fingers never tasted so good. A buffalo tender that you can control how hot or mild the chicken strips end up being.
Ingredients For Spicy Fried Chicken Tenders
- Chicken Tenderloins
- Franks Red Hot Buffalo Sauce Powder
- Spices and Herbs
How to Make Spicy Chicken Tenders
In a bowl you are going to whisk your flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, paprika, and Franks Red Hot Powder.
Then in another bowl beat your eggs.
In a bowl add your breadcrumbs and set them all out.
You are going to dredge your chicken tenderloins in the flour mixture, then the egg, and last the breadcrumbs. Then back in the egg, and breadcrumbs again.
Then you will heat your oil in a heavy skillet or fryer on the stove.
Place the breaded chicken tenders in the oil and let them fry for 3-5 minutes on each side.
You will cook the chicken until it is fully cooked. Remove and place on a paper towel-lined wire rack, then serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
Can I Do Chicken Bites Instead of Tenders
Want to make chicken bites? Just do diced up pieces of chicken, and cook for a little less time if need be.
How to Know When Homemade Chicken Strips Are Done?
Grab a thermometer for meat and check the internal temperature. It needs to read 165 degrees internally. Look for a larger piece of chicken to test, to ensure you get an accurate reading.
Does This Buffalo Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe Freeze Well?
Are you looking to stock your freezer? If so, go right ahead and fry up all your chicken. Then allow it to cool and then place in a freezer friendly container or bag. Freeze for 2-4 months.
Then you can reheat straight from frozen in the oven or even warm up in the microwave.
FAQs For Spicy Chicken Tenders
Peanut, canola, or vegetable oil are three oils that can be used to fry food. You will find that olive oil offers a smoke factor when it gets cooked at a higher heat. Most restaurants use peanut oil or vegetable oil.
Generally, you want to fry food at 350 degrees. Use a thermometer to monitor how hot the oil is. Too hot it will cook the outside too fast, leaving your chicken raw on the inside.
No, you do not need to marinate the chicken. Just a quick dip and dredge is all you need. This batter has tons of flavor and no need to marinate the chicken.