Nutty Chicken Fingers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Please both your adult palate and your inner kid with homemade chicken strips. A crunchy pecan coating makes them stand out and doesn't require a lot of ingredients. Keep things easy by using prepared sauces for dipping—or have fun creating your own! —Beba Cates, Pearland, Texas
Nutty Chicken Fingers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a shallow bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Place milk in another shallow bowl. Dip chicken in milk, then roll in pecan mixture.
  2. Place in a single layer in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, until juices run clear, 12-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked chicken: 436 calories, 24g fat (3g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 38g protein.