Hard Cider Battered Chicken Strips

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Hard Cider Battered Chicken Strips

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine 2 eggs with bottle of hard cider and whisk together.
  • 2Then add flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, cayenne, and sugar. Whisk to combine. Let stand for about 30 minutes.
  • 3Slice chicken breast into thin strips. Place in bowl with batter after the batter has rested.
  • 4In a cast iron frying pan add about 2 inches of vegetable oil and heat
  • 5Using 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.

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About Hard Cider Battered Chicken Strips

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