Copycat Long John Silver’s Chicken Planks Recipe

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Try this Long John Silvers Chicken batter recipe the next time you have a craving for Long John Silvers chicken planks. All of the ingredients are items you likely already have in your pantry too!


  • 1 lb Chicken Tenderloins
  • 3/4 cup, Flour
  • 2 Tbsp, Cornstarch (or Arrowroot Powder as a Whole30 or Keto alternative)
  • 1/4 tsp, Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp, Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp, Salt
  • 1 tsp, Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp, Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp, Garlic Powder
  • 3/4 cup, Water


  1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Add water and stir until well combined.
  3. Heat oil to between 360 and 375.
  4. Dip fish or chicken in batter to coat completely.
  5. Deep fry for until golden brown (about 3 minutes per side).