Chicken Express Copycat Recipe


The Chicken Express Copycat Recipe is a delicious and flavorful dish that replicates the famous chicken served at the popular fast-food chain. This recipe is perfect for those who want to enjoy the taste of Chicken Express in the comfort of their own homes. With a crispy and golden exterior and tender, juicy meat on the inside, this chicken is sure to satisfy your cravings.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for a spicy kick)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


  1. In a shallow dish, combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using).
  2. Dip each chicken breast into the buttermilk, allowing any excess to drip off.
  3. Coat the chicken breasts in the flour mixture, pressing gently to adhere the coating to the chicken.
  4. In a large skillet, heat enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom of the pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Carefully place the coated chicken breasts into the hot oil and cook for about 5-7 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  6. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.
  7. Serve the Chicken Express Copycat with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!

Now you can enjoy the delicious taste of Chicken Express at home with this easy-to-follow copycat recipe. Serve it as a main dish with your favorite sides or use it to make sandwiches or wraps. However you choose to enjoy