Parmesan Chicken Fingers Recipe
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Parmesan Chicken Fingers Recipe

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Buttermilk is a key ingredient in both the zesty marinade and creamy dipping sauce for this finger-lickin’ family favorite. Thanks to our Test Kitchen for one fast-fixing, crowd-pleasing recipe any mom would love! Serve a green salad with the chicken and use leftover buttermilk dipping sauce as a dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins
  • 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

Nutritional Facts

4 each equals 334 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 595 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine 1/2 cup buttermilk and pepper sauce; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. For dipping sauce, in a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, onion powder, garlic powder and remaining buttermilk until blended. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  3. In another resealable plastic bag, combine bread crumbs and remaining cheese. Drain and discard marinade. Add chicken to crumb mixture; seal bag and shake to coat.
  4. Place chicken in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes or until no longer pink. Serve with dipping sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Parmesan Chicken Fingers in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p13

Nutritional Facts

4 each equals 334 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 595 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"This is such an quick & easy recipe! My entire family loved it, including my picky teenager...They asked for it again tonight & I just made it Friday!"

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Reviewed Jun. 20, 2012

"I would make the dipping sauce again as it was good. The chicken was very tender because of the buttermilk, however, they had little taste and were not crispy at all,"

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2012

"I make these all the time, very easy and delicious, love the dipping sauce. Whole family loves these."

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Reviewed Feb. 16, 2010

"didn't get as crispy as I would've liked...maybe I didn't cook them quite long enough or put too much breadcrumbs?"

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