Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders

by sunshine on August 1, 2008

To go along with our Southern Living at Home week, here’s a great (and EASY) recipe that every one is sure to love!

Pecan-Crusted Chicken Tenders

Ingredients

16 saltine crackers, finely crushed
1/4 cup pecans, ground
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 egg white
Vegetable cooking spray
1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 425°. Stir together crushed crackers and next 4 ingredients.2. Whisk egg white just until foamy.

3. Place a wire rack coated with cooking spray in a parchment paper-lined 15- x 10-inch cookie sheet/jelly-roll pan.

4. Dredge chicken tenders in flour; dip in egg white, and dredge in saltine mixture. Lightly coat chicken on each side with cooking spray; arrange chicken on wire rack.

5. Bake at 425° for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown, turning once after 12 minutes.

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