Cajun Chicken Fingers

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Boomette

A recipe from Rachael Ray. You can omit the oil by cooking them in the oven. I wrote the 2 methods.

Top Review by StacyMD187373

Sorry, but this was quite bland for us. I made as directed except halving the recipe. I did bake it, which may've made the difference. Definitely needs more seasoning--would add at least twice the chili powder. We had to eat it with barbecue sauce to help add flavor. Thanks for posting though.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the cornmeal, chili powder, oregano, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In another shallow bowl, beat the eggs. Working with one at a time, coat the chicken tenders with the cornmeal mixture, dip into the egg, then coat again with the cornmeal. Transfer to a large plate.
  2. To make it more healthy cook them in the oven with this method : Instead of frying, baking in a 450°F oven for 12 minutes.
  3. OR.
  4. In a large skillet, heat 1/4 cup oil over medium heat. Add half of the chicken and cook, turning once, until golden, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate and tent with foil to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining oil and chicken tenders.

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