Crispy and Delicious Buttermilk Chicken Fingers Recipe
Crispy and Delicious Buttermilk Chicken Fingers Recipe. These crispy and delicious Chicken Fingers are sure to be a favorite at your dinner table!
This meal is made with simple ingredients like buttermilk, flour, and seasonings. These chicken fingers are a classic dish that never goes out of style.
One of the best things about this recipe is that it’s kid-friendly, making it a great option for families with picky eaters.
The flavorful and crispy coating is sure to appeal to even the most discerning palate. The juicy and tender chicken strips inside are a real treat.
The process of making these chicken fingers is easy and straightforward. Just mix together the flour and seasonings in a resealable plastic bag, dip the chicken strips in buttermilk, and then coat them in the flour mixture before frying them in hot oil until they’re golden brown and crispy. Drain them on paper towels, and you’re ready to serve!
They are perfect for serving as a main dish with some roasted vegetables or a salad on the side.
You can also pair them with your favorite dipping sauce for added flavor.
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Crispy and Delicious Buttermilk Chicken Fingers
- 4 (5oz each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts Sliced into thick strips
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper or more to taste
- 2 cups buttermilk or more as needed
- 2 cups vegetable oil for frying or as needed
- Preheat the oven to 200°F
- In a gallon-sized resealable plastic bag, mix together flour, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and cayenne.
- Pour buttermilk into a shallow dish.
- Fill a cast iron skillet with oil and heat it to 350°F (175°C). The skillet should be at least 4 inches deep.
- Place several chicken strips in the plastic bag, seal the bag, and shake it a couple of times to coat the strips. Repeat until all strips are coated.
- Dip each strip into the buttermilk and then back into the flour mixture.
- Fry 4-5 strips at a time in the hot oil until they turn golden brown and are no longer pink in the centers. This should take about 6 to 8 minutes.
- Drain the strips on paper towels.
- Transfer the fried strips to a baking sheet and keep them warm in the preheated oven while frying the remaining strips.
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