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Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders With Spicy Creole Mustard Sauce

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If there is one thing we enjoy during the holidays it's a wonderful meal. We picked up a great recipe that everyone in the family will enjoy, crispy chicken tenders with spicy Creole mustard. Anne Theis joins us from Salem Hospital in the Community Health Education Center to share one of her family favorites with us. Anne is a great cook and has self-published a cookbook to share with family and friends. She found this recipe on-line about 20 years ago but did some major changes to make it more flavorful.
Ingredients
  Chicken tenders 30 Medium (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Cereal 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Cap'n Crunch, For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Cornflakes 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Egg 3 Medium (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Garlic powder 3 Tablespoon (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Onion powder 3 Tablespoon (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Pepper powder 1 Tablespoon (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Salt 1⁄2 Tablespoon (For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Vegetable oil/Canola oil 3 Cup (48 tbs) (For deep frying, For the Crispy Chicken Tenders)
  Green onion 2 Tablespoon, sliced (1/4 cup, For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, chopped (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Celery 2 Tablespoon, chopped (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Red bell pepper 2 Tablespoon, chopped (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Garlic 2 Tablespoon, minced (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Horseradish 2 Tablespoon, grated (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Water 1 Tablespoon (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Mayonnaise 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Tabasco sauce 1 Teaspoon (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Hot mustard 8 Tablespoon (1/2 cup, For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Yellow mustard 2 Tablespoon (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (For the Creole Mustard Sauce)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In food processor, grind cereals until crumbly but some 1/8-inch chunks are still visible.
2. Spread in a shallow pan. In a bowl, combine flour, onion, garlic and pepper.
3. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs and milk.

MAKING
4. Dredge chicken in seasoned flour.
5. Dip in egg mixture, coating evenly.
6. Dredge in cereal mixture, coating well. Arrange on wax paper. Keep aside to rest.
7. For Creole Mustard Sauce: Combine all ingredients and mix well. Keep aside or refrigerate until ready to serve.

FINALIZING
8. Preheat oil in deep fryer to 325 degrees. Deep fry chicken in batches for 3 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain.

SERVING
9. Serve the Creole Mustard Sauce on the side with Crispy Chicken Tenders.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
30
Cook your own at home and enjoy succulent, juicy and flavorful chicken strips instead of store-bought varieties that tend to be dry and not very tasty. These Crispy Fried Chicken fingers is a crowd pleaser and are extremely popular as well, especially with children. Making the strips takes little effort, even if you are not an avid cook. Follow this time-honored tried and tested recipe to perfect the strips every time you make them.

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