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Super crispy chicken fingers

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4
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1¾ cups panko breadcrumbs
Olive oil spray
1 egg
2 tbsp reduced-fat milk
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1½ tsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp plain flour
500g chicken tenderloins
Salt & pepper

Savvy swaps

You can swap:

Panko crumbs
Wholemeal breadcrumbs



Step 1
Preheat oven to 200°C.

Step 2
Spread breadcrumbs onto a baking tray. Spray carefully with oil and bake for 3 to 5 minutes until light golden. Transfer to a bowl.

Step 3
In a medium bowl, add the egg, milk, mayonnaise, mustard, flour and a little salt and pepper. Whisk with a fork until well combined.

Step 4
Add a chicken tender to the batter and toss to coat.

Step 5
Toss each piece in the breadcrumbs and press gently into the chicken.

Step 6
Place on a lined baking tray. Repeat with remaining chicken.

Step 7
Spray carefully with oil and bake for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.  

Serving suggestions:

  • Serve with our Mexican salsa or tzatziki  with salad, roast vegies or in a wrap.
  • Try this coating with fish strips. 

Food safety tip: if you are packing for lunch, chicken needs to be kept cold so pack an ice brick. 




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