Recipe of the Week 2/23/2011

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 by host

Honey Barbecue Chicken Strips

Servings: 4


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken, cut into strips
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt or 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • vegetable oil ( for deep frying)


  • 1 cup hickory flavored barbecue sauce ( Heinz is good)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke


  1. For chicken strips: Mix flour, salt and pepper in a bowl; set aside.
  2. Place buttermilk in a separate bowl.
  3. Heat the oil for frying.
  4. Dip chicken strips in flour, then in buttermilk, and then again in flour.
  5. Place in hot oil (the temperature should read 375 degrees).
  6. Never crowd the chicken strips in the oil, fry only a few at a time until lightly golden brown Remove strips from oil; drain on paper towel.
  7. To make sauce: place all sauce ingredients in a small saucepan, mix thoroughly, and simmer on low heat for about 20 minutes; cool slightly.
  8. Dip one chicken strip in sauce at a time; place on baking sheet that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.
  9. Place the chicken strips on a 350 degree oven.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes.
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