oven baked chicken fingers

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By Francine Lizotte
from Surrey South, BC

Crispy on the outside, tender & juicy on the inside, these Oven Baked Chicken Fingers are a fun finger food to enjoy! Baked instead of fried, they are a healthy choice for your family!

serves 4 servings
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For oven baked chicken fingers

  • 2 lg
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts (slightly over 1 lb), cut into strips of 5-inch long by 1-inch wide
  • 3/4 c
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 3 lg
    free-run eggs, beaten
  • 2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated

How To Make oven baked chicken fingers

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400ºF and lightly spray an aluminum-lined baking sheet; set aside. In a large re-sealable plastic bag, we’ll combine flour, cayenne pepper, garlic salt, and freshly ground black pepper; close and shake well to combine.
  • 2
    In a shallow bowl, add beaten eggs. In another shallow bowl, combine panko and cheese; stir to combine.
  • 3
    Place a few chicken strips in flour mixture; close bag and shake until well coated. Dredge floured strips in eggs and then in panko mixture, making sure they are well coated. Arrange fingers on prepared baking sheet and bakes for 25 minutes or until the internal temperature reads 165ºF. Turn the heat to broil and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Serve with *Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
  • 4
    To view this recipe on YouTube, click on this link >>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrQovEvp7H0