Yummy Fried Chicken Tenders

Recipe by byZula
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READY IN: 9hrs 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash garlic with flat side of knife. Place garlic in medium bowl.
  • Add buttermilk, cumin, salt, pepper and cayenne and whisk to blend. Place chicken strips in 13 x 9-inch glass baking dish.
  • Pour buttermilk mixture over; turn chicken to coat. Cover and chill at least 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Place rack over baking sheet. Remove chicken from marinade and set on rack. Drain 10 minutes.
  • Mix flour, salt, pepper, cumin and cayenne pepper in large bowl. Toss chicken strips in batches in flour mixture, turning to coat; shake off excess.
  • Toss each piece again in flour mixture; shake off excess. Transfer chicken to rack on baking sheet. Let stand at least 15 minutes and up to 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to low. Line baking sheet with paper towels. Pour oil into heavy large skillet to depth of 3/4 inch.
  • Heat oil over high heat to 375 degrees F or until small cube of fresh bread sizzles instantly when added.
  • Add chicken strips to skillet. Adjust heat so that temperature remains between 340 and 350 degrees F or until small cube of bread sizzles slowly when added.
  • Fry until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  • Using tongs, transfer chicken to prepared sheet and drain. Transfer chicken to platter and serve.
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