Caribbean Buffalo Tenders

Menu Part: 
Appetizer
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
4

At Not Your Average Joe’s, a regional New England chain, creative casual cuisine is the draw. These chicken tenders, which feature a tropical flavor twist, star on the appetizer menu.

Ingredients

Buffalo BBQ Sauce:
3 3/4 fl. oz barbeque sauce
1/2 cup Franks Red Hot Sauce
1/2 cup mango juice
2 tbsp. butter, melted

Tenders:
1 1/2 cups Japanese-style bread crumbs (panko)
3/4 cup plain bread crumbs
3 tsp. garlic powder
3 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. salt
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
3/4 cup flour
24 (1-oz.) chicken tenders
Blue cheese dressing
Mango salsa

Steps

BBQ Sauce:

  1. In bowl, combine barbeque sauce, Red Hot and mango juice. Whip in butter and mix well.

Tenders:

  1. Combine panko, bread crumbs, garlic powder, red pepper, cumin and salt. Whisk together milk and egg. Coat tenders well with flour and evenly coat with breading mixture. Bake in 350°F oven until golden brown and well cooked.
  2. For service, toss tenders with BBQ sauce; serve with blue cheese dressing and mango salsa.
Source: Not Your Average Joe’s, Dartmouth, MA

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