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Lighter Chicken Fingers
Photo: Johnny Autry

Chicken Fingers

Instead of batter-coated, deep-fried chicken drowning in fatty sauce, our chicken gets a crunchy exterior from cereal and is served with just enough spicy mayo for dipping. Use less hot chile sauce (or none at all) if serving to children.

THE CLASSIC
• 703 calories per serving
1,000 milligrams sodium
10.7 grams saturated fat

THE MAKEOVER
• 414 calories per serving
495 milligrams sodium
1.5 grams saturated fat

View Recipe: Pan-Fried Chicken Fingers with Spicy Dipping Sauce

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