Tex-Mex Chicken Fingers

Tex-mex Chicken Fingers Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From Ortega in the Favorite Brand Name Recipes cookbook.


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10 Min
10 Min
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1/2 c
dried bread crumbs or cracker crumbs
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 tsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 lb
chicken tenderloins (about 12)
eggs, lightly beaten
3 Tbsp
vegetable oil
ortega green chile picante sauce, mild

How to Make Tex-Mex Chicken Fingers


  • 1Combine crumbs, flour, chili powder, salt and cumin in small shallow bowl.
  • 2Dip chicken in egg; coat with crumb mixture.
  • 3Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown on outside and no longer pink in center.
  • 4Serve with picante sauce for dipping.

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About Tex-Mex Chicken Fingers

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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