Chicken Crispers (Chili’s Copycat)

With this Chicken Crispers (Chili’s copycat) recipe you can have juicy, tender, and flavorful chicken tenders at home. Dipped in a homemade honey mustard, they are sure to become one of your kid’s favorite things to eat.

Chicken Crispers (Chili’s Copycat)

Chicken Crispers (Chili’s Copycat)

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 9 minutes

Total Time: 29 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Honey Mustard Dressing

  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Chicken

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 10 chicken tenderloins
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 to 10 cups shortening or vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. To make sauce, combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine egg, milk, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Whisk for 30 seconds. Whisk in self-rising flour and let sit 5 minutes.
  3. Place shortening or oil in a Dutch oven and heat to 350 degrees.
  4. Place the 1/2 cup flour in a bowl. Coat each piece of chicken in flour and then dunk into the batter.
  5. Working in batches of 3-4 tenderloins, lower battered chicken into oil. Fry 7 to 9 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Drain on a wire rack or paper-towel lined plate.

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Chicken Crispers (Chili’s Copycat)