Southern Fried Chicken Strips with Honey Mustard

Southern Fried Chicken Strips are totally irresistible. The chicken strips are marinated in seasoned buttermilk and fried to perfection. Each bite is crispy, crunchy with just the right amount of seasoning. When paired with my Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce, each bite is pure heaven.

The Ingredients

1 pound chicken breasts, boneless and skinless  1 cup (8 ounces) buttermilk (See Tip 2) 1 teaspoon hot sauce 2 cups (10-ounces) all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/4 teaspoons paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 large eggs Vegetable oil for frying

Southern Fried Chicken Strips

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

1/2 cup (4-ounces) mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons (1.5 ounces) honey 1 1/2 Tablespoons (0.75 ounces) yellow mustard 1 Tablespoon (0.5 ounces) fresh lemon juice

Marinate the chicken strips in mixture of buttermilk and hot sauce for 30 minutes.

Whisk together mayonnaise, honey, yellow mustard and lemon juice to make Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Combine flour, salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder in a gallon Ziploc bag

Coat chicken strips in seasoned flour; dip in egg and coat again in seasoned flour. Place on wire rack for 10 minutes to dry.

Fry in 360°F oil until golden brown. Drain well. Serve with honey mustard dipping sauce.