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Sesame-Crusted Chicken Fingers

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 3 chicken fingers)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.