Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers
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Chipotle Honey Chicken Crispers

These Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers are a Chili's copycat. Crispy fried chicken tenders coated in a sweet and spicy sauce.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 785kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig

Ingredients

  • 12 chicken tenderloins
  • 6-8 cups Canola oil or shortening

Batter

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup flour

Breading

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Honey Chipotle Sauce

  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan combine honey, water, ketchup, vinegar, chili powder, salt, and hot sauce. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  • To make batter, in a medium bowl whisk together egg, milk, chicken broth,salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Whisk in flour.
  • Combine all ingredients for breading in a pie plate and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven to 350 degrees. Dip chicken in batter and then roll to coat in breading.
  • Fry 4 at a time, frying until golden brown and cooked through, about 4 minutes.
  • Place cooked chicken tenderloins in a large bowl and toss with honey chipotle sauce.

Notes

Slightly adapted from : Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 3 by Todd Wilbur.

Nutrition

Calories: 785kcal