Restaurant-Style Chicken Tenders

This quick & easy restaurant-style chicken tenders recipe will be a hit for your family — especially the kids! Now, any time you are craving restaurant-style chicken fingers, you can make some from scratch!

Get my Chicken Tenders recipe below


  • ½ cup flour
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup water


  • Mix ingredients until well combined.
  • Coat chicken well in batter and then fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve with desired dipping sauce.
  • Enjoy!


This recipe comes from the 1995 edition of The Southern Living Cookbook, which I *highly* recommend! It is full of the BEST recipes. And it turns out they do have it available on Amazon, although as of this writing, only one vendor is selling it in new condition, but many others have it used.

Restaurant Style Chicken Tenders
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