ahh fried chicken strips take us right back to our childhood. In a separate shallow bowl, combine the flour, garlic powder, pepper, salt and paprika. Next, in a bowl submerge the chicken strips in buttermilk for 15 to 20 minutes (or longer if youd like). In another bowl combine about 1 cups flour and 2 to 3 teaspoons of lawrys seasoning salt (or other seasonings if you prefer). chicken fingers are a favorite at our house! Ive made homemade chicken strips many, many times over the years but until recently, theyve just been mediocre. There are 2 small things you can do that really take homemade chicken up a notch or two. I have always loved fried chicken tenders and this is the perfect recipe! - some quick help tips are, you dont have to use tenders, you can use chicken breasts, boneless or debone at home (deboning your own saves and thats all tenders are, the filet cut of the breast thats been deboned and they charge an arm and a leg for) then cut into strips. Best side dishes for chicken strips i love serving up a batch of fried chicken strips with french fries, creamy coleslaw, sweet potato fries or oven fried tater tots and dont forget the biscuits. Best dipping sauce for chicken strips dr pepper barbecue sauce is my go-to sauce for chicken strips. You might also like our white barbecue sauce,its a tangy mayo based sauce with horseradish. Making chicken strips from scratch is so easy, anyone can do it. All you need is a good batter andor breading, and youre halfway to homemade chicken strips. Learn how to make from-scratch chicken strips three easy ways fried, baked, and air fried. 1-2 pounds chicken tenders or 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts sliced into 1-inch thick strips 1 12 cups all purpose flour 34 teaspoon salt 12 teaspoon black pepper 1 egg beaten with 2 tablespoons water vegetable oil for frying.