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Homemade Frozen Chicken Fingers 2019

Homemade Frozen Chicken Fingers 2019

Chicken fingers, also known as chicken tenders, chicken goujons, chicken strips or chicken fillets, are chicken meat prepared from the pectoralis minor muscles of the animal. These strips of white meat are located on either side of the breastbone, under the breast meat, sometimes just pulverized chicken flesh.They may also be made with similarly shaped pieces cut from chicken meat, usually the breast.
Chicken Fingers were first made and named by the owners/operators of Spanky's in Savannah, Georgia. One of the original owners, Ansley Williams, continues to operate Spanky's today and it is known as the Home of the Original Chicken Finger.

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Frozen Chicken Fingers


Time: 40 to 45 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients:

For Chicken Fingers:
  • Chicken Tenders- 2 pounds
  •  Egg Whites- of 2 large eggs 
  • Corn flakes – 2 cups 
  • Whole wheat Melba toast – 2 ounces
  •  Parmesan, finely grated – 1/3 cup 
  • Parsley, finely chopped- 1 tbsp 
  • Sweet Paprika- ½ tsp 
  • Salt to taste
 For Red Pepper –Basil Dipping Sauce:
  •  2% Greek Yogurt- ½ cup 
  • Fresh Basil, chopped- 2 tablespoons 
  • Roasted Red Pepper, chopped- 2 tablespoons 
  • White Wine Vinegar- ½ tsp 
  • Garlic clove, grated- 1 
  • Salt to taste

Method:

1: Take a large re-seal-able bag and add the corn flakes, the Melba toast, Parmesan, paprika, half a teaspoon of salt and parsley to it. Crush the contents into a coarse meal using a rolling pin or the bottom of a skillet. Transfer the rushed contents into a shallow dish. 
2: Take a shallow dish and add the egg whites and 2 tablespoons of water to it. Whisk it well.
3: Dip the chicken tenders in the whisked egg whites. Shake off the pieces to remove the excess liquid. Coat the pieces with crushed mixture thoroughly and bake immediately or refrigerate it for an hour before baking. 
4: If you want to cook it at a later point, arrange the coated chicken tenders in a baking sheets and freeze it for 1 or 2 hours till it turns hard. Then transfer it into a re-seal-able bag and freeze it for maximum 1 month. 
5: To bake the coated chicken tenders, preheat the oven to 425 degree F. Place the baking sheet on a baking rack and liberally spray it with cooking spray. Use the cooking spray over the fresh or frozen coated chicken tenders. Arrange them on the baking rack and bake them for 15-20 minutes, flipping them halfway, until the outer coating turns golden and gets a crispy texture. 
6: To prepare the sauce, mix all the ingredients well in a bowl. Add one tablespoon water to it and mix well. Wrap it and refrigerate until it is ready to be served.

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