Texas Roadhouse Country Fried Chicken is a family favorite. Now you can enjoy it at home with these tips and delicious recipe.

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Texas Roadhouse Country Fried Chicken:

Texas Roadhouse is our special occasion restaurant. Their steak is always cooked to perfection, but we also love their country fried chicken and their chicken fried steak. The chicken is perfectly breaded and the chicken is so flavorful.

This tender and juicy white chicken can now be made it at home. The ingredients are easy and the process is simple. The chicken is dipped in flour, simple seasoning, egg and buttermilk. Then the chicken is fried to perfection.

The country fried chicken is topped with an homemade white cream gravy. Add your favorite sides and your meal is complete. Homemade Chicken Fried Chicken will now be your special occasion meal.

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Country Fried Chicken Texas Roadhouse Recipe:

There is nothing better than Country Fried Chicken for a Sunday night meal. It is comfort food that we all need to begin the week with. My family loves when this is on the menu.

Country Fried Chicken is made with skinless boneless chicken breast. The chicken breast flat and then dipped in flour, eggs and milk to create the breading. You can even dip the chicken multiple times in the mixture to create a crunchy breading.

You can’t forget the white gravy that is poured over the chicken and the potatoes.

Ingredients needed - chicken breast, flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper, cayenne pepper, buttermilk, eggs, oil, butter, milk

Ingredients: 

For the Chicken

  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts 
  • Flour 
  • Onion Powder 
  • Garlic Powder 
  • Salt 
  • Pepper 
  • Cayenne Pepper 
  • Buttermilk 
  • Large Eggs 
  • Vegetable Oil for Frying 

For the Gravy

  • Butter 
  • Flour 
  • Milk 
  • Salt 
  • Pepper 

How to Make Texas Roadhouse Country Fried Chicken: 

  • Pound out the chicken breast until they are approximately 1/4” thick.  
  • In a shallow bowl, add the flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.  Then in a separate shallow bowl whisk together the eggs and buttermilk. 
  • Then dip and coat the chicken breasts in the flour mixture.  Dip the chicken in the buttermilk mixture and then back into the flour again and pack the flour onto the chicken breasts so that it’s completely coated. 
  • Place the coated chicken on a plate. Continue this process until all the chicken breasts are coated.  
The process of dipping chicken in a flour mixture and frying chicken.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.  Then heat approximately 1 inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until the oil is approximately 350 degrees F.  
  • Gently place each coated chicken breast into the oil of a cast iron skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until the chicken is lightly golden brown. 
  • Drain the chicken on a plate lined with a paper towel and then place the chicken on a sheet pan or wire rack in the oven while you fry the remaining chicken breasts. 
  • Then it’s time to make the gravy.  Combine the butter and flour in a medium saucepan. 
  • Heat over medium high heat until the butter is melted and the flour is cooked.  Then pour in the milk and whisk it in to make sure there are no lumps.  
Close up image of making white gravy in a skillet.
  • Allow the gravy to simmer for 3-5 minute until it thickens.  
  • Make sure that the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.  Then serve the chicken with the gravy and enjoy.
Close up image of chicken fried chicken on a white plate with peas and mashed potatoes and gravy.

How does Texas Roadhouse make their chicken so tender?

When preparing the steak, Texas Roadhouse adds their famous seasoning and salt and pepper to pull the moisture out.

Close up image of chicken fried chicken on a white plate with peas and mashed potatoes and gravy.

What to serve with Country Fried Chicken?

Close up image of chicken fried chicken on a white plate with peas and mashed potatoes and gravy.

How to Store:

This chicken is best served fresh as it’s crispy and delicious but you can store the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days. 

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Print Recipe here for Texas Roadhouse Country Fried Chicken:

Texas Roadhouse Country Fried Chicken

5 from 3 votes
Texas Roadhouse Country Fried Chicken is a family favorite. Now you can enjoy it at home with these tips and delicious recipe.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 680
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CHICKEN:
  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • Vegetable Oil for Frying
  • FOR THE GRAVY:
  • 1/2 cup Butter salted
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper

Instructions

  • Pound out the chicken breast until they are approximately 1/4” thick.
  • In a shallow bowl, mix together the flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.  Then in a separate shallow bowl whisk together the eggs and buttermilk.
  • Then dip and coat the chicken breasts in the flour mixture.  Then dip the chicken in the buttermilk mixture and then back into the flour again and pack the flour onto the chicken breasts so that it’s completely coated.  Place the coated chicken on a plate. Continue this process until all the chicken breasts are coated.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.  Then heat approximately 1 inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until the oil is approximately 350 degrees F.
  • You will have to work in batches for the next step.  Gently place each coated chicken breast into the oil and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until the chicken is lightly golden brown.  Drain the chicken on a plate lined with a paper towel and then place the chicken on a sheet pan in the oven while you fry the remaining chicken breasts.  Allow the chicken to stay in the oven while you prepare the gravy.
  • Then it’s time to make the gravy.  Combine the butter and flour in a medium saucepan.
  • Heat over medium high heat until the butter is melted and the flour is cooked.  Then pour in the milk and whisk it in to make sure there are no lumps.
  • Allow the gravy to simmer for 3-5 minute until it thickens.
  • If the gravy is too thick, add more milk and if the gravy is too thin, allow it to continue to simmer until it has thickened.
  • Make sure that the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.  Then serve the chicken with the gravy and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

This chicken is best served fresh as it’s crispy and delicious but you can store the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days. 

Nutrition Facts

Calories 680kcal, Carbohydrates 52g, Protein 39g, Fat 35g, Saturated Fat 19g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 9g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 236mg, Sodium 1038mg, Potassium 804mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 9g, Vitamin A 1215IU, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 258mg, Iron 4mg

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