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amazing chicken fingers

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

This is a fun snack to put together, and it’s made better by using freshly baked breadcrumbs, and very tasty spices. In addition, instead of putting the spices in the breadcrumbs, I rubbed them into the chicken before breading. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For amazing chicken fingers

  • 2 lg
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp
    coconut sugar, or brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt, kosher variety, or to taste
  • 1 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    paprika, hot or mild
  • 1 tsp
    mustard powder
  • 4 slice
    fresh bread, your choice of bread
  • 1/2 c
    flour, all purpose variety
  • 2 lg
    eggs, beaten with a splash of water

How To Make amazing chicken fingers

  • 1
  • 2
    Gather your ingredients.
  • 3
    Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat oven to 350 (175c).
  • 4
    Cut the chicken breasts into strips, about 1 inch wide.
  • 5
    Add the sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and mustard powder to a bowl.
  • 6
    Add the chicken, toss, and place in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • 7
    Take the fresh bread, place it into a food processor fitted with an S-blade
  • 8
    Give it a few 1-second pulses, until chunky ground.
  • 9
    Place the breadcrumbs on a parchment-lined baking sheet, and bake in the preheated oven until dried out, about 15 - 20 minutes.
  • 10
    Remove from the oven, and raise the temperature of the oven to 400f (205c)
  • 11
    Add the flour to a tray.
  • 12
    Beat the eggs, and add them to a tray.
  • 13
    Add the toasted breadcrumbs to a tray.
  • 14
    Coat a chicken strip in the flour.
  • 15
    Shake off the excess, and then dip in the beaten eggs.
  • 16
    Shake off the excess, and then coat in the breadcrumbs.
  • 17
    Place on a rack in a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • 18
    Repeat for the remaining chicken strips.
  • 19
    Place in the preheated oven, and bake until the chicken strips begin to brown, about 30 minutes.
  • 20
  • 21
    Serve with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy.
  • 22
    Chef’s Note: Here is an excellent dipping sauce:
  • 23
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
  • 24
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