Nov 13, 2015

Spicy Chicken Strips Recipe - Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe

Chicken strips is my all time favourite. I used to order it often. It is so easy to make at home as well. The recipe is same as my potato wedges recipe, the coating it crispy and little spicy. I will share kfc style strips recipe soon.

Similar Recipes,
Baked Parmesan and Herb strips
Fried Chicken Goujons
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French Fries
Sweet Potato Fries

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins 
Serves: 4


Boneless chicken breast  - 2

Buttermilk or Yogurt - 1/2 cup (dilute yogurt with some water)
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 3/4 cup
Oil for Deep Frying

For Spice Mix:

Parsley - 1 tsp
Basil - 1 tsp
Rosemary - 1 tsp
Oregano - 1 tsp
Chilli Flakes - 2 tsp
Marjoram - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Pepper - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Citric Acid - a pinch


Take all the spice mix in a blender and pulse it few times. Set aside.

Now take buttermilk and flour in separate bowls, add half spice into buttermilk and other half into flour. 

Now take your chicken breast and cut them in strips.

First dip it in buttermilk and then in flour. Set aside in a wire rack so it dries a little.

Heat oil for deep frying, drop it in hot oil and fry on high heat for few mins, then reduce the heat and cook for few more mins. It will take around 3 to 4 mins.

Drain it on some paper towel. 


take all your ingredients

first make spice mix, take salt, sugar and pepper in a blender

add a pinch of citric acid

add in chilli flakes or chilli powder

add in some marjoram

add in parsley

add in basil

add in some rosemary

now add in oregano

pulse few times

now it is done
take buttermilk in a bowl

add in half the spice mix in this

mix well

take flour in a bowl

add in remaining spice mix in

mix well
Take some boneless chicken breast

cut it in thin strips

take a strip

dip it in the buttermilk can add all the strip in this and allow it to marinate overnight

take it out

add it to the flour mix

coat it well

place it in a rack

let it dry for 10 mins

now drop it in oil and fry till golden

drain and serve

Crispy and tasty..


  1. What can be used instead of citric ....

  2. @Anonymousu can squeeze some lemon juice in yogurt instead of citric acid

  3. How far in advance can I fry the chicken before serving? Should the chicken be refrigerated when it gets to be room temperature after frying?


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