Breaded Picante Chicken

  • Recipe By
  • Published Aug 9th
  • Ready In1h 15m
  • Servings4
  • Calories345
It's a yummy breaded zesty chicken that the entire family will love! I suggest serving it over mashed potatoes.

Breaded Picante Chicken Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Breaded Picante Chicken for 4 servings:

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup self-rising flour, or as needed
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt (such as Season-All®), or to taste
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, or more as needed
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar picante sauce

Breaded Picante Chicken Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In1h 15m

To cook Breaded Picante Chicken, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Breaded Picante Chicken is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Breaded Picante Chicken within 1 hour 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Breaded Picante Chicken easily:

  1. 1 Combine chicken and buttermilk in a bowl. Refrigerate 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. 2 Mix flour, seasoned salt, salt, and black pepper in a bowl.
  3. 3 Drain buttermilk from chicken and softly pat dry with paper towel. Mix chicken in flour mixture until well coated on all sides.
  4. 4 Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  5. 5 Fry chicken in 2 batches in the hot oil until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 10 minutes per batch; drain on a plate lined with paper towel.
  6. 6 Rinse saucepan and return to medium heat. Stir chicken and picante sauce together in the pan; cook until hot, about 5 minutes.


  • Nutrition Disclaimer:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the buttermilk and breading ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 345 calories; 14.8 grams of fat; 20.9 grams of carbohydrates; 30.4 grams of protein; 72 milligrams of cholesterol; 1106 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 24th 2018

    Delicious! Topped with Frank’s Red Hot and blue cheese dressing to dip. As good as it gets

  2. Jan 13th 2017

    This seemed like an odd combo to me at first but it worked. As much as I love mashed potatoes I think this served over rice makes more sense. I personally like the potatoes and if making for ...