Zaxby’s Chicken Fingers Recipe (Copycat)

Zaxby’s Chicken Fingers Recipe (Copycat)

How To Make Zaxby’s Chicken Fingers (Copycat)

Enjoy perfectly crisp deep-fried Zaxby’s chicken fingers in this easy recipe. Tender chicken breasts are coated with breadcrumbs and corn flakes.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 15 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • cuplow-fat buttermilk
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly-ground pepper
  • 8cupspeanut oil
  • lbschicken breasts,boneless, skinless
  • 1cupunseasoned breadcrumbs
  • cupall-purpose flour
  • 1egg,beaten
  • 1cupcorn flakes,crushed
  • ½tspItalian seasoning


  1. Cut chicken breasts across into ½-inch pieces.

  2. Place the chicken and buttermilk into a shallow dish and cover.

  3. Chill the chicken for at least 15 minutes.

  4. Pour the oil into a deep frying pan and heat to 375 degrees F.

  5. Combine the bread crumbs, cornflakes, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning in a shallow bowl.

  6. Beat the egg in another shallow bowl.

  7. Place the flour in a shallow plate.

  8. Cover the chicken fingers in flour, then dip in the egg, and finally cover them with the cornflake and bread crumb mixture.

  9. Place the coated chicken in the hot oil and fry for 6 to 8 minutes. Drain the chicken fingers on a paper towel-lined plate.

  10. Cool slightly to create a crispier coating.

  11. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 4305.34kcal
  • Fat: 450.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 78.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 206.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 142.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.52g
  • Fiber: 1.82g
  • Sugar: 3.39g
  • Protein: 42.73g
  • Cholesterol: 149.67mg
  • Sodium: 555.54mg
  • Calcium: 102.99mg
  • Potassium: 499.16mg
  • Iron: 5.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 95.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.74mg
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