Crispy Chicken Tacos
Author: Nikki
These Crispy Chicken Tacos are so simple to make. They are drizzled with a delicious homemade Avocado Dressing that helps make this recipe taste outstanding! It is perfect for lunch and/or dinner and will become a new favorite.
  • 1½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • Oil for cooking chicken
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3½ teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • street taco tortillas, (I use flour)
  • lettuce
  • tomatoes
  1. In a glass bowl, add marinade ingredient with the exception of the chicken and mix well.
  2. Place chicken in a large ziplock back. Add the buttermilk mixture to the bag, seal and shake or move contents around to make sure to cover all the chicken with the marinade. Refrigerate for it least four hours or overnight.
  1. Heat a large skillet with enough oil to cover the bottom ½ inch over medium high heat.
  2. In another glass bowl, add flour, 3½ teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Mix well.
  3. Remove chicken from buttermilk mixture and dredge in flour mixture.
  4. Place in hot skillet and cook on each side for 3 minutes on medium high.
  5. Turn the heat down and cook for 5 more minutes or until chicken tenders are done.
  6. Remove from skillet and drain on plate with a paper towel under the chicken.
  1. Using street corn or flour tortillas or taco shells, place a piece or two of fried chicken. Top with lettuce, tomatoes and Avocado Dressing. Feel free to use any toppings you desire.
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