Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. develops and operates the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurant and retail concept in the United States. Its restaurants provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The companys gift shops offer various decorative and functional items, such as rocking chairs, holiday and seasonal gifts, apparel, toys, music CDs, cookware, old-fashioned-looking ceramics, figurines, a book-on-audio sale-and-exchange program, and various other gift items, as well as candies, preserves, pies, cornbread mixes, coffee, syrups, pancake mixes, and other food items. As of September 18, 2012, it operated 620 stores in 42 states. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Fried Chicken Tenderloins
FRIED CHICKEN TENDERS
Cracker Barrel Copycat Recipe
1 1/2 cups buttermilk, low fat
1 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons Creole seasoning, divided (optional)
1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken tenders
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 to 3 cups shortening or Canola oil
In a large food storage bag, combine buttermilk, 1 teaspoons salt, and 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning. Add chicken; seal and refrigerate for about 2 hours. Combine flour and remaining 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning in a food storage bag. Add the chicken and toss to coat thoroughly.
Heat oil in a deep heavy skillet to about 350 degrees. Fry several chicken pieces at a time. Fry, turning several times with tongs, until deep golden brown, about 6 to 8 minutes for each batch.
Notes: Cracker Barrel serves this dinner plate for over $9.00. The make it just like the restaurant serve 6 chicken tenderloins and any three Country Vegetables plus buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins.