If you want to make sure your child gets some protein before the Halloween sugar hall, you’ll love these easy, healthy chicken fingers. They’re so good, your child will think it’s the first treat of the evening!
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 22-25 minutes
1 cup panko breadcrumbs
2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly cracked pepper, to taste
8 chicken tenders
2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 375°F.
In a large skillet, brown the breadcrumbs over medium-high heat until most of them are deep golden brown. Move to a medium sized bowl to cool.
Add Parmesan cheese, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and freshly cracked pepper to the breadcrumbs.
Toss to combine.
Wash chicken tenders in cool water and pat dry.
Slice in half length wise and lightly brush with mayonnaise.
Coat with bread crumb mixture and place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Bake for 22-25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
Written & Photographed by Laura Flowers.