Easy to make your own fried chicken tenders with this recipe. Marinating the chicken overnight in the buttermilk mixture makes them tender and flavorful - don't miss this step.
Place chicken strips into a large, re-sealable plastic bag. In a small bowl, mix the egg, buttermilk and garlic powder. Pour mixture into bag with chicken. Seal, and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours. In another large, re-sealable plastic bag, mix together the flour, bread crumbs, salt and baking powder. Remove the chicken from refrigerator, and drain, discarding buttermilk mixture. Place chicken in flour mixture bag. Seal, and shake to coat. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet to 375 degrees fahrenheit. Carefully place coated chicken in hot oil. Fry until golden brown and juices run clear. Drain on paper towels.