Fast Fried Chicken Tenders

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Wayne Jeseritz

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@RECIPECOOKIN

Took this recipe from diabetic cooking cookbook. This is a great recipe for a diabetic person and is also gluten free.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 - 2 tenders per serving
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    fat-free buttermilk
  • 8
    chicken tenders (about 1 1/4 pounds total)
  • 1/2 c
    gluten-free onion ring batter mix (if unavailable, may use gluten-free all purpose baking flour)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, divided

How to Make Fast Fried Chicken Tenders

Step-by-Step

  1. Pour buttermilk in medium bowl; add chicken and toss to coat completely.
  2. Combine batter mix, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme and black pepper in shallow pan; stir until well blended.
  3. Remove chicken (2 at a time) from buttermilk, coat with batter mixture and set on separate plate. Repeat with remaining chicken tenders. Sprinkle with remaining batter mixture.
  4. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and reduce heat to medium. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt, cook 6 minutes, turn and cook 5 minutes or until cooked through. Place on serving platter, sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Let stand 3 minutes to allow flavor to absorb.
  5. Calories 288
    Total Fat 11g
    Saturated Fat 1g
    Protein 33g
    Carbohydrate 13g
    Cholesterol 91mg
    Dietary Fiber 1g
    Sodium 655mg
    Dietary Exchanges:
    4 Meat, 1 Starch

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About Fast Fried Chicken Tenders

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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