Dinner Tonight: November 3, 2015
Archive »Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Tenders
One person closes his eyes and tries to remember details asked by the others at the table: Color of the walls? What shirt is Dad wearing?
What would the title of your autobiography be?
Time and again, we hear the same thing: “All my kid eats are chicken nuggets!”
Well, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em! Our friends at Hy-Vee supermarket wrote up this fantastic recipe for homemade chicken tenders. With only 293 calories per serving, this is comfort food you can feel good about.
Place a wire rack on a large baking sheet and coat with cooking spray.
Place flour in a shallow dish. Lightly beat eggs in another shallow dish. Combine Parmesan and breadcrumbs in a third shallow dish.
Toss tenders with Italian seasoning, garlic powder and salt in a medium bowl. Coat each tender in flour, shaking off any excess. Dip in egg and let any excess drip off. Then roll in the breadcrumb mixture. Place the tenders on the prepared rack. Generously coat the top of each tender with cooking spray.
Bake for 10 minutes. Turn each tender over and coat with cooking spray. Continue baking until the outside is crisp and tenders are cooked through, about 10 minutes more. Serve the tenders with marinara sauce for dipping.