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Family Recipe: Italian Chicken Fingers

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Family Recipe: Italian Chicken Fingers

Everybody loves chicken fingers! Parents, here's a healthy, tasty twist on Italian Chicken Fingers from Chef Lizzie's FIT kitchen. This recipe is super easy; try enlisting your kids' help to make it. The flavor of the chicken fingers is so amazing that your family won't need ketchup or dip. Roasted veggies make a great side dish.

Ingredients
  • 1   package
    boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins
  • 1  
    egg
  • 1   cup
    Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4   cup
    parmesan cheese (Chef Lizzie likes to use freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Scramble egg in a bowl.
  3. Pour bread crumbs and cheese into a large zip-top bag.
  4. Coat chicken pieces in egg then place chicken into the bag. Seal bag. Gently shake the bag to coat chicken with bread crumbs.
  5. Remove chicken from bag and place chicken on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.

Before serving, squeeze fresh lemon (or lime) juice on tenders.

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories476
  • Fat24 g
    • Saturated fat6.7 g
  • Cholesterol91.9 mg
  • Sodium959.4 mg
  • Carbohydrates37 g
    • Dietary fiber2.5 g
  • Sugars2.2 g
  • Protein26.8 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.

Reviewed February 04, 2014

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