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Beer Battered Chicken Strips


Back in early April before our lives got turned upside down. My Gee was always the chef du jour, and not for just that day either.

We were home deciding what to cook for dinner and finally settled on was Gee’s Beer Battered Chicken. In our current climate we are trying to raid the refrigerator and the freezer and come up with innovative ways to eat what was already in the home. So here is Gee’s twist on things.



  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 egg
  • 1 beer or seltzer water
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • Sazon seasoning (gives color & flavor)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Oregano

Prepare batter:

  • Mix all dry ingredients together, you may use a whisk.
  • Add the beer or seltzer water (your preference) to the dry mixture
  • Gently fold beer / seltzer into the dry mixture (do not beat the mixture, you want to keep the bubbles)
  • Mix gently for smooth consistency


Clean, wash and prep chicken breasts, pat dry with paper towel and place in a bowl. Slice the thickness of chicken breast in half. Add seasonings to your taste. You may allow to marinate for about 30 minutes.

  1. Dredge seasoned chicken into dry mixture containing salt, pepper, 3 tbsps flour, 3 tbsps corn starch.
  2. Gently shake off excess dry ingredients and immerse in batter, gently shake off excess.




  • Use medium sized frying pan and 1/2 of oil to heat.
  • Slowly lower chicken 2/3rd moving chicken gently back and forth in hot oil but not allowing it to stick to bottom until it is cooked enough to float.
  • Cook until golden brown on both sides
  • Place on a cooling rack
  • Enjoy!

You may enjoy with fries, a salad, as a sandwich, with rice and vegetables or any other way you choose.

Bon appetit!  &  God bless!


24 thoughts on “Beer Battered Chicken Strips

  1. They are sinful and out of the world. I would love some😊😋

    1. Hello and happy to make your acquaintance. Go for the gold and cook you some today.

  2. Whoo, yum!

  3. Though am a vegetarian but loved the way you described the recipe.

  4. Mmmm, Pene, I can almost smell that delicious fried chicken. I must try and make this —have the Fire Department on standby! Bill

    1. Lol. You are funny. Getting the taste buds ready for a different July 4th.

      1. Yep, I’ll be stuck inside like just about everybody else, but I am going to have a crack at that battered chicken, so thanks for the recipe.

        1. Ok. I hear you. I will be working that day. So enjoy.

          1. Thanks. You’re a nurse, you’re a hero.

            1. Just a lil ole nurse.

              1. I love nurses — they were always wonderful to my wife.

  5. Those chicken strips look delicious! I’m hungry, too! Have a good day, Miss Pene!

    1. A great day to you also Ms DeborahMarie.

  6. Looks delicious!!

    1. They were. Thank you.

  7. Looks good! 😋

    1. Hello my dear, how are you keeping?

      1. I’m doing well. Just finished school for the semester so looking forward to a break. How are you?

        1. Good for you. A much needed break I’m sure.
          All is well here, just playing it safe with Mr COVID.

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  9. This is great. Thank you for sharing sis.
    The chicken delight is inviting. 😊

    P.S: How are you faring now?.
    And how is the family? 🤗

  10. Yuuuuuuuuuuuum!!!!! 😋

  11. my taste-buds are yum yum. Can i move to your neighborhood lol!!

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