Rating: 4 stars
14 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 5 star values: 6

Crunchy chicken fingers get faux-fry flavor after a quick bake in the oven. The saltines add crunch and the pecans add nutty flavor. Pair with a side and your choice of sauce, for dipping.

Recipe by Southern Living March 2008

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Credit: Van Chaplin; Styling: Vanessa McNeil Rocchio

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425°. Stir together crushed crackers and next 4 ingredients.

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  • Whisk egg white just until foamy.

  • Place a wire rack coated with cooking spray in a parchment paper-lined 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

  • Dredge chicken tenders in flour; dip in egg white, and dredge in saltine mixture. Lightly coat chicken on each side with cooking spray; arrange chicken on wire rack.

  • Bake at 425° for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown, turning once after 12 minutes.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

152 calories; fat 4.3g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 1.6g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 19.5g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 46mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 494mg; calcium 9mg.
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