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Nutty Chicken Strips Recipe

Nutty Chicken Strips Recipe

“I enjoy cooking for my parents and two brothers,” relates Betsy Baertlein, 17, of Mazeppa, Minnesota. “I usually prepare things that are a little out of the ordinary. These strips, seasoned with curry, are great for a family game night.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • YOGURT DIPPING SAUCE:
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the bread crumbs, almonds, cilantro and curry powder. Place flour in a shallow bowl.
  • 2. In another shallow bowl, beat the egg and milk. Dip chicken strips in flour, then in egg mixture. Place in bag and shake to coat.
  • 3. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil for 5-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. In a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with chicken. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 pound) equals 366 calories, 20 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein.