Most kids are hooked on breaded chicken of some sort. So here's a pan-fried version that's much healthier than drive-through or frozen-food options. Using chicken breast tenders makes these look like fast food, but you'll feel so much better about feeding them to your kids. The crispy, crunchy panko breadcrumbs lend incredible texture.

Amanda Haas
Recipe by Oxmoor House

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
19 mins
total:
31 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 3 chicken breast tenders)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Place eggs in a shallow bowl. Combine panko and cheese in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in egg; dredge in breadcrumb mixture.

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Add half of chicken; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned and done. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and chicken. Sprinkle with parsley, and serve with lemon quarters, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

314 calories; calories from fat%; fat 11.2g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 5.5g; poly fat 2.6g; protein 42.6g; carbohydrates 7.4g; fiberg; cholesterol 129mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 459mg; calcium 69mg.