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Nutty Chicken Fingers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

2 servings

Please both your adult palate and your inner kid with homemade chicken strips. A crunchy pecan coating makes them stand out and doesn't require a lot of ingredients. Keep things easy by using prepared sauces for dipping—or have fun creating your own! —Beba Cates, Pearland, Texas
Nutty Chicken Fingers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a shallow bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Place milk in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in milk, then roll in pecan mixture.
  2. Place in a single layer in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, until juices run clear, 12-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked chicken: 436 calories, 24g fat (3g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 38g protein.

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