Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce is a DIY version of the popular crispy chicken strips with their flagship dipping sauce.
Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

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Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce is my recipe of the day with the blogging group Foodie Extravaganza. We group together monthly to post recipes pertinent to food holidays and events. This month we celebrate National Fried Chicken Day.

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Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

I decided on Cane’s chicken strips and dipping sauce based upon what I feel constitutes it.

The dipping sauce is a bit like many other secret sauces out there. Especially ones used for chicken and double decker burgers.

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Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

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Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

Copycat Canes Chicken and Sauce

Sue Lau
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Brine time 2 hrs
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 424 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chicken:

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless chicken cut into strips
  • cooking oil or shortening as needed

Brine:

  • 1 cup whole buttermilk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Batter:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup thousand island dressing
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons ranch seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup

Instructions
 

  • Mix brine and add chicken. Let rest, refrigerated for several hours.
  • Mix together sauce ahead of time and chill.
  • Mix batter until smooth. Drain chicken from brine, discarding brine.
  • Dip chicken into batter then add to moderately hot oil, cooking until crisp, browned and 165F inside. Drain from hot oil.
  • Serve chicken with dipping sauce.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com

Nutrition

Calories: 424kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 20gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 1604mgPotassium: 449mgFiber: 1gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 309IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 158mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Copycat Recipes, Fried chicken recipes
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    • I looked on a map and sure enough, they have not invaded Michigan yet. Look for them to start popping up like weeds.

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