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There's a lot of macro tracking around here but once a week Mama goes all out. Macros aside, I still believe in moderation. Indulge in your favorite foods without guilt friends. Here's my family's go to guilty pleasure.

Chicken Tenders/ Buffalo Tenders


2 lbs chicken tenders or breast cut into strips

1 1/4 cup flour

4 eggs

Frying oil (48 oz bottle of vegetable or canola - whatever you like)



Cayenne Pepper

Franks Buffalo Sauce (12oz)

1 tbsp butter or margarin


Heat oil in deep fryer or over medium heat in a cast iron skillet (any deepset skillet or pot will work as well). The amount of oil may vary by size of pan so I recommend having a pint (48oz) of oil on hand.

Place chicken in a large mixing bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste, followed by a 1/4 cup of flour. Mix and set aside.

In a large bowl (big enough to dip chicken into) scramble 4 eggs with a dash of salt and a dash of buffalo sauce. Set aside.

Add a cup of flour to a large plate. Season with salt, pepper and a dash or two of cayenne pepper. Cayenne can be spicy to some, ease up on the cayenne or replace with paprika. It's totally up to you. Spread flour evenly on the plate (for coating purposes and to disperse seasoning). Set aside.

Dip chicken pieces into the egg batter mixture one at a time. Coat evenly and dip into flour mixture. Coat evenly and place into the fryer. Let cook until medium golden brown. Remove and place on a rack or lined baking dish. I use a lined pryex dish to keep warm as I finish frying.

When frying the last batch of chicken, pour the 12oz bottle of Franks into a saucepan with a tablespoon of butter or margarin over low heat. Let the sauce come to a simmer, mixing occasionally. Sauce is done when the butter has completely melted.

If you're like me, you're probably done with the kitchen by now but it's worth it.

Place chicken in the sauce 1-2 pieces at a time. Coat evenly and done!

This part is optional. My youngest babes don't do spicy food yet so for them these are served as regular tenders with ranch and BBQ sauce.

Hope you enjoy these as much as my family does!

Xx Dee


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