Italian-Herbed Chicken Fingers

Italian-Herbed Chicken Fingers


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About this recipe: These chicken fingers are far superior to those that are store-bought. They're made with mini chicken fillets, coated in Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs, fried to perfection and served with a horseradish dipping sauce.


Serves: 8 

  • 125g plain flour
  • 225g breadcrumbs seasoned with salt, dried parsley, garlic powder, onion powder, sugar and dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 24 chicken mini-fillets
  • 2 litres oil for frying
  • 250ml mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons horseradish
  • 125ml soured cream
  • Worcestershire sauce to taste
  • 3 tablespoons mustard

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Place flour in a shallow bowl. Place breadcrumbs in a separate shallow bowl and mix with ground black pepper and cayenne pepper. Place eggs and water in a small bowl.
  2. One piece at a time, coat the chicken in the flour, the eggs and the breadcrumbs and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a deep fryer to 190 degrees C.
  4. In small batches, fry chicken 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove chicken and drain on kitchen towels.
  5. In a separate small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, horseradish, soured cream, Worcestershire sauce and mustard. Mix well and serve with the chicken for dipping.

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