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Chicken Biscuits Taste Test

Happy Foodie Friday! This recipe comes courtesy of Penny and Eleazar Martinez.

Each of our Taste Test Reviews comes with the original recipe and the tester's notes/changes listed with the ingredient list in blue. We hope you enjoy!

Chick-fil-a breakfast is my all time favorite meal, and now it has some competition! I've never fried chicken before, but this recipe made it simple for a beginner like myself. The mix of the spices and flour makes an excellent, flavorful crust for the chicken that is well-balanced with the honey butter glaze on the biscuit. This filling southern breakfast paired with seasonal fruit is definitely a must have at your next brunch.

Chicken Biscuits
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Makes 8 servings

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes


*1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury Grands! Flaky Layers biscuits

*2 large chicken breasts

*1 cup flour

*1 teaspoon onion powder

*1/2 teaspoon red pepper

*1 teaspoon chili powder

*2 teaspoons paprika

*1 teaspoon celery salt

*2 teaspoons sugar

*1 egg

*1/4 cup milk

*1 cup vegetable oil

*3 tablespoons butter, melted

*2 tablespoons honey


*Preheat oven to 350°F.

*Slice the chicken breasts in half lengthwise, then half again horizontally to create 8, thin, triangle-shaped pieces of chicken.

*In a small bowl, stir together the flour and spices. (Add a pinch of salt to the flour mix to bring out some of the other flavors.)

*In a second small bowl, whisk together the egg and milk.

*Heat oil in a large skillet on top of a medium-hot stove.

*Open the Pillsbury Grands! and place them on a baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 12-14 minutes, or until golden brown. (Follow Pillsbury instructions.)

*While your biscuits are baking, dip the chicken pieces into the egg and milk mixture, then into the spiced flour mixture.

*Fry in the hot oil. (To know when oil is hot, stick a wooden utensil in it to see if it bubbles or measure it to 350 degrees.)

*Whisk together the melted butter and honey.

*Remove the biscuits from the oven and use a basting brush to spread melted honey butter on top of the biscuits.

*Slice each biscuit in half, then place a piece of cooked chicken in the center.

*Serve with orange juice and enjoy!

Recipe and Taste Tester - Cecelia Zook


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