Rice Krispy Chicken Tenders


  • 3 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 8 ounces ball of fresh mozzarella, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Kosher salt


  1. Line a rimmed baking pan with paper towels and a cooling rack.
  2. Cut a 1-inch slit into each chicken strip and stuff with cheese.
  3. Combine the flour, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl and stir to combine.
  4. Place the beaten eggs into a second bowl followed by the Rice Krispies in a third bowl.
  5. Dredge the chicken in the flour, then egg and finally the cereal, making sure to press firmly to coat.
  6. Heat 1/4 cup oil in a large rimmed skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Working in batches, cook the chicken until golden brown, about 5 minutes, or until a thermometer reads 165°F.
  8. Drain the cooked chicken on the cooling rack and sprinkle with kosher salt. Repeat with remaining chicken.
  9. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.