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Southern Fried Chicken Strips

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"Easy, crunchy, and finger lickin' good! Great with honey mustard sauce!"
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30 m servings 284
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Place crackers in a resealable bag; crush into coarse crumbs. Mix cracker crumbs, potato flakes, seasoned salt, and black pepper together in a shallow bowl. Beat egg in a separate small bowl. Place flour in a third shallow bowl.
  2. Coat chicken pieces in flour, beaten egg, and cracker mixture, respectively.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Pan-fry chicken strips until no longer pink in the center and coating is golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 284 calories; 7.3 29.7 23.1 95 532 Full nutrition

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I was looking for a Fried Chicken Strips Recipe to make for my born and raised in North Carolina boyfriend and this was it! I didn't have potato flakes, so I omitted that ingredient. I cut my ...

Wasn't bad but i wish there was some more details for us newbie fried chicken cookers like how how the heat because if to high it burns very easy it also didn't have as much flavor as I was hopi...

I made this last night and it was a hit! I did make some changes: I did not have dry potato flakes, so I crushed some plain potato chips instead and used about 2 tablespoons of that. I also foun...

This is my 1st review! These chicken strips came out really good! Thanks!

I made this recipe and it was delish!! The only variation was I used applesauce crackers(store brand ritz crackers) instead of the saltine. Crispy crunchy and tender. So good. Didn't even need a...

Simply delicious. I did not have potatoe flakes so I omitted them. One thing I learned from my cooking experience is when I'm coating I put a little milk in the beaten egg mixture, along with 1/...

This recipe exceeded my expectations. Thanks to those who clarified what temperature to cook the chicken. As written the recipe makes delicious and crispy chicken strips. I never have saltines ...

I almost cried when I took my first bite :-). Signed up just to say this!

THE best I've ever made! I didn't have any potato flakes so I just left them out, added a touch of garlic powder, they turned out great! This recipe is a keeper, thanks!