Try This: Macadamia-Crusted Chicken Tenders

By Call Center on

Made Macadamia-crusted chicken tenders the other night. Whoa! Luscious. All ages raved. Better than plain-breaded tenders.

Recipe serving 4 people:

Prepare: 1-1/4 lbs. Chicken Tenders

For the dipping mixture -

Blend: 2 Egg whites 2 tsp. Cornstarch Juice from 1/2 lemon For the crusting mixture -


1 Cup Sea Salt Macadamias, ground in food processor - don't grind too much, but enough so Macs aren't too course 3/4 C Panko Bread Crumbs 1 T Chopped fresh parsley (optional) Salt and Pepper to taste (remember, Macs are salted)

For Cooking: 2-3 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Preheat oven to 450 F.

  1. Combine egg whites, cornstarch, lemon juice in wide shallow dish.
  2. Combine ground Macs, bread crumbs, parsley, S&P in second wide shallow dish.
  3. Dip tenders in egg-white-cornstarch mixture and then in second bowl pat crumbs on both sides of chicken.
  4. Set tenders on rack and let "air dry" 20-30 minutes.
  5. Pour olive oil in oven-save, non-stick skillet and sauté chicken tenders until golden brown, 5-8 minutes.
  6. Flip chicken tenders and transfer to oven. Roast 8-10 minutes, or until cooked through.

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