Ruby Tuesday, Inc. is a leading company in the bar-and-grill category of the U.S. casual dining restaurant industry. From its original location in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Ruby Tuesday chain has grown to more than 700 units in about 40 states primarily in the Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest. Nearly 500 of the outlets are company owned with the remainder being franchised. Entrees, ranging in price from $6.49 to $16.99, include ribs, chicken, steak, seafood, pasta, burgers, and sandwiches, and the menu also features soups, a salad bar, and desserts. The restaurants also offer food for carry-out via the company's "curb-side to-go" initiative. Ruby Tuesday's relatively small but expanding international operations include about three dozen franchised restaurants in about a dozen countries.
Southern Style Chicken Tenders
Fresh chicken tenders, marinated in buttermilk, hand-breaded and served crispy golden brown. Choice of classic, mild, or hot Buffalo sauce.
SOUTHERN STYLE CHICKEN TENDERS
Ruby Tuesday Restaurant Copycat Recipe
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 pounds chicken tenderloins
oil for deep frying
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
In a shallow bowl, whisk the egg and buttermilk. In a separate shallow bowl, combine the flour, garlic powder, pepper, salt and paprika. Dip the chicken in the egg mixture, then flour mixture.
In an electric skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees. Fry the chicken, a few pieces at a time, for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with cheese. Makes 6 servings.