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Copycat Chick-fil-a Chicken Strips recipe

Copycat Chick-fil-a Chicken Strips

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Strips recipe. Perfect Recipe Chicken Recipe for lunch or dinner for Kids and adults!
Course any meal
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 105kcal
Author Paula Jones


  • 1 -1.5 pounds chicken tenders
  • 1 cup dill pickle juice the liquid off dill pickles
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon confectioner's sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder*
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder*
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery powder*
  • oil for cooking


  • Place the chicken tenders in a freezer zip-top bag, add pickle juice and refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  • Remove from back and pat chicken dry with a paper towel.
  • Add egg and milk to a small bowl and beat.
  • Add flour, sugar, paprika, salt, pepper, basil, garlic powder, onion powder and celery powder to another bowl.
  • Add oil to a large skillet or saute pan to 1/4 in deep. Heat to medium.
  • Dredge chicken in egg mixture then in flour mixture.
  • Add chicken to hot oil and cook 4 to 5 minutes per side until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve hot.



*garlic salt, onion salt and celery salt may be substituted, however you may want to omit the 1/2 teaspoon salt if using these.


Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: -7g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 1138mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 338IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg