Chicken Strips

 Today’s chicken strips can be used as an appetizer or a main meal.  They aren’t t hard to make but they do take more time than opening a bag of chicken strips that you bought in the freezer section of your grocery store.  Plus they are healthier.    As an appetizer, pair it with ranch dressing or your favorite BBQ sauce.  As a main meal, serve with wild rice or as chicken parmesan on top of spaghetti and a red sauce.  meal, serve with wild rice or as chicken parmesan on top of spaghetti and a red sauce. 

Chicken Strips

Yield: 6 – 8 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

 These taste good heated up so if you know you are going to be busy on any day, make them the day before and store properly in the refrigerator overnight. Just reheat the next day.

 

Ingredients: 

3 – 4 large chicken breasts

2 cups Bread Crumbs

2 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1 egg

¼ cup water

Vegetable or olive oil to fry the strips in

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cut chicken breasts into strips. The thinner you cut them, the faster they cook.

Mix together bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, pepper and salt in a bowl.

    

 Make egg wash by mixing 1 egg and ¼ cup water until thoroughly mixed.

Drag individual chicken strips through egg wash and then into the mixture making sure to cover the entire strip.

   

 Put oil into a large frying pan and on medium heat, fry both sides of the coated chicken strip until golden brown.

Once fried, put on a baking sheet and bake for 25 – 30 minutes until chicken is cooked through.

 Serve with BBQ sauce or ranch dressing as an appetizer. Serve with wild rice or spaghetti and a red sauce as a main meal.

 

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