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Parmesan Pecan Chicken Tenders

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken fingers, chicken strips, chicken tender recipes, chicken tenders, homemade chicken fingers, homemade chicken tenders
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 236kcal
Author Jenny

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken tenders
  • 1 cup Fisher Pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Place pecans and Parmesan into a food processor. Pulse until well combined. Place into a large shallow dish and stir in bread crumbs, salt, pepper and smoked paprika.
  • Press chicken strips into pecan mixture, coating both sides. Place coated chicken strips into hot saute pan. Cook each side for about 3-5 minutes, until cooked through and browned. Remove strips from skillet and let cool on a baking rack or paper towel lined plate. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 338mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 0.8mg