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Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Turkey Tenders

Use turkey tenderloin for this easy and healthy variation on kid-frieindly chicken fingers. The panko breadcrumb coating adds crispiness and the Parmesan cheese add extra flavor.

Cooking Light MARCH 2011

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 5 pieces)
  • Total:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound turkey tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup egg substitute
  • 3/4 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Cut tenderloin in half lengthwise; cut into 20 (2-inch) pieces.

3. Place flour in a shallow dish. Place egg substitute in another. Combine panko, cheese, garlic salt, and pepper in another dish. Dredge turkey in flour; dip in egg substitute, and dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, swirling to coat. Add turkey pieces to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side. Place turkey pieces on a broiler pan. Bake at 425° for 5 minutes. Turn turkey pieces over, and bake an additional 5 minutes or until golden.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 227
  • Fat: 6.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 32.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 47mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 237mg
  • Calcium: 36mg
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