Fried Chicken Tenders

READY IN: 15mins




  • In a large bowl soak chicken in water and vinegar for about 10 minutes.
  • Rinse well, and pat dry. Add chicken pieces to ziploc bag or large mixing bowl.
  • Add garlic, salt and black pepper to taste, juice of 2 limes, oregano, and worcheshire sauce. Mix well to combine.
  • Let marinade for at least 1/2 hour to 1 hour on the counter, or refrigerate if marinating longer or up to overnight. (the longer it marinades the better it will taste). Bring to room temperature before frying.
  • In a ziploc bad or large mixing bowl add flour, salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • Add marinated chicken to flour mix in batches (shaking off excess marinade first). Make sure the chicken is completely coated in the flour mix.
  • Heat saute pan on med heat, add canola oil, and 1 tbs. sugar. When sugar starts to turn a dark golden brown, add chicken pieces (do this in batches, trying not to overcrowd the pan).
  • Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Transfer to paper towel lined dish.
  • Garnish with lime wedges.