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Crispy fried Chicken Tenders Recipe
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Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe

The crispiest chicken tender you ever had. The recipe is bit spicy adjust if needed.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, World
Keyword Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 180kcal


Marinate Chicken

  • 1 (450 gram) chicken breast , 450 gram, cut in strips
  • 2 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli flakes
  • ½ tablespoon red chilli powder , adjust heat to taste
  • ½ tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste or to taste

Flour coating

  • ½ cup cornflour
  • cup plain flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon oregano , optional

Cornflakes coating

  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups cornflakes , crushed


To Marinate

  • In a bowl mix all ingredients to marinate chicken. Set aside for 30 minutes or overnight in fridge.

To Coat

  • In a bowl mix ingredient of flour coating and set aside.
  • In another bowl beat egg with salt and red chilli set aside.
  • In another plate keep crushed cornflakes for coating.
  • First coal all chicken strips with flour mixture. Then dip each strip in egg mixture and coat with crushed cornflakes.

To fry

  • When all chicken are coated, in a wok deep fry them in small batches on medium heat for 4 minutes or until golden and crispy.


To freeze You can also freeze coated chicken tender. Place them separately on a tray and freeze them. When all tenders are frozen keep them in a box or freezer bag and freeze until needed. Do not thaw before frying. Frozen tenders will take longer to fry than fresh tenders.


Calories: 180kcal