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Everything bage seasoning breaded chicken tenders
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Everything Bagel Chicken Tenders

Take a classic dish to ANOTHER level with these Everything Bagel Chicken Tenders. Serve it with a homemade Honey Mustard dipping sauce for an instant family favourite!

Course Dinner
Keyword Chicken
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups panko bread crumb
  • 1 tablespoon Everything Bagel Seasoning (or more to taste)
  • 3 pounds chicken tenders or chicken breast cut into strips, about ½” thick

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F and line two baking sheets with parchment paper (you can alternately place a metal baking rack on each baking sheet, both work

  2. In a shallow medium bowl or pie plate, add. the flour and set aside.

  3. In a separate shallow medium bowl or pie plate, whisk together the eggs and set aside.

  4. To make the panko coating, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat and add the panko bread crumbs and Everything Bagel Seasoning. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon, tossing until the panko is lightly toasted and fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat, place in a third shallow dish and set aside.

  5. To assemble the chicken fingers, lightly dredge a piece of chicken on all sides in the flour coating (shaking off the excess), followed by the egg mixture (again on both sides) and then the panko mixture, being sure to lightly press some panko on all sides of the chicken finger. Place the finger on the prepared baking sheet and repeat this process with the remaining chicken fingers until they are all coated.

  6. Bake the chicken fingers for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the chicken fingers are golden brown and the internal temperature is 165 F. Remove from the oven and serve immediately!

Recipe Notes

To make these gluten free simply substitute corn starch for the flour and gluten free Panko for the regular Panko crumbs, being careful that all of your other ingredients are free of gluten of course.