Crispy bite-sized boneless chicken with a buffalo-style dipping sauce… Yum!
The key here is to buy good chicken, which is easier said than done these days. Luckily, a market near us sells Miller’s Amish Country Chicken, which is organic, free-range, antibiotic-free, vegetable-fed chicken with no additives.
- 2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- Canola oil (for frying)
For the breading…
- Bowl #1: About 1.5-2 cups all-purpose flour, seasoned with your choice of seasonings (I use salt, paprika, cumin, and a bit of cayenne)
- Bowl #2: 3 eggs, beaten
- Bowl #3: Panko bread crumbs (Japanese bread crumbs – but regular bread crumbs would work too)
For the dipping sauce:
- 1/2 Cup Frank’s Red Hot Sauce
- 1/4 cup (half stick) melted butter
- Heat your oil to about 375 degrees
- While the oil is heating, cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and prepare the breading materials in three separate bowls as described above
- Dip the chicken in the seasoned flour, then the eggs, then cover with the panko bread crumbs
- Drop the chicken gently into the oil and fry until golden brown and cooked through (only takes about 2 minutes if the oil is hot enough and the pieces are bite-sized)
- For the sauce, just stir together the Frank’s Red Hot Sauce and the melted butter, then serve!