Sesame-Crusted Chicken Fingers

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Serves 4 (serving size: 3 chicken fingers)


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1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup tahini
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons finely grated shallots
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup dry breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
12 chicken breast tenders (about 1 pound)
2 teaspoons canola oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Lemon wedges


Place flour in a shallow bowl. Combine tahini, water, shallots, lemon rind, and lemon juice in another shallow bowl. Combine breadcrumbs, sesame seeds, onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and pepper in a third shallow bowl. Coat each chicken breast tender in flour, then tahini mixture, then breadcrumb mixture. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and done. Sprinkle evenly with 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Serve with lemon wedges.

Created date

March 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 342
Fat 16 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 564 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg