Hard Cider Battered Chicken Strips

Stacey Lawson

By
@slawson

I was craving some fried chicken today and I like beer battered but I recently started drinking hard cider and thought wouldn't that make for an interesting kick to the batter, and boy did it. I got the most delicious and moist chicken strips ever. I was very excited about this discovery.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

12 oz
angry orchard hard cider apple ginger
2 large
eggs
3/4 c
flour
3/4 c
yellow cornmeal
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
sugar
1 large
unsplit chicken breast (whole breast)
vegetable oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine 2 eggs with bottle of hard cider and whisk together.
2
Then add flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, cayenne, and sugar. Whisk to combine. Let stand for about 30 minutes.
3
Slice chicken breast into thin strips. Place in bowl with batter after the batter has rested.
4
In a cast iron frying pan add about 2 inches of vegetable oil and heat
5
Using tongs, take strips from the bowl, letting excess batter run off, slowly place in hot oil. Put about six strips in pan. Depending on the size of your frying pan. Let brown on one side and turn over. Repeat until all strips have been cooked.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American