Copycat of Zaxby's Chicken Fingers

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by GingerlyJ

Try these on a bun with pickles, lettuce and my copycat recipe of zaxby's sauce for a perfect lunch

Top Review by James E.

I used to work for Zaxby's and pretty much none of these ingredients were used in making the strips

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1.Cut chicken breasts across into half-inch pieces.
  2. 2.Place the chicken and buttermilk into a shallow dish and cover.
  3. 3.Chill the chicken for at least fifteen minutes.
  4. 4.Pour the oil into a deep frying pan and heat to 375 degrees.
  5. 5.Combine the bread crumbs, cornflakes, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning in a shallow bowl.
  6. 6.Beat the egg in another shallow bowl.
  7. 7.Place the flour in a shallow plate.
  8. 8.Cover the chicken fingers in flour, then dip in the egg, and finally cover them with the cornflake and bread crumb mixture.
  9. 9.Place the coated chicken in the hot oil and fry for 6 to 8 minutes. Drain the Chicken Fingerz on a paper towel-lined plate.
  10. 10.Cool slightly to create a crispier coating.

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