How to Make Parmesan Chicken Breast Tenders
We call for chicken breast tenders here to keep things easy, but you can also use skinless, boneless chicken breasts (which are less expensive). Just cut each breast lengthwise into 3 strips.
Cost for 4: $8.61
Total Time: 20 minutes
1. Combine Flour
Preheat oven to 425°. Combine flour, cornmeal, Parmesan, garlic and onion powders, pepper, and salt in a medium shallow dish.
2. Combine Buttermilk
Combine buttermilk and egg in another shallow dish.
Dip chicken in buttermilk mixture.
RIFF: Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces for nuggets.
Dredge chicken in flour mixture.
RIFF: Try the breading on tilapia for homemade fish sticks.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add chicken to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned.
Transfer chicken to a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 5 minutes or until chicken is done.
RIFF: Use skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into strips, for richer flavor.
Pair with our Quick and Easy Green Beans.