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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Maple Cornflake Chicken Fingers

Maple Cornflake Chicken Fingers Recipe - chicken tenders crusted in corn flakes, cajun seasoning and maple syrup - quick dinner recipe - can coated chicken and freeze unbaked for a quick meal later.

Chicken fingers are one of my favorite dinners. They are easy to make and bake in no time. I also love the variety of flavors to coat them in. These Maple Cornflake Chicken Fingers are delicious! They are crunchy with a hint of sweetness from the maple syrup. Make sure you use real maple syrup and not pancake syrup.

The key to good chicken fingers is dipping the chicken tenders into flour before dipping them into the egg mixture. The egg grabs hold of the flour and allows the cornflake coating to stay on. We really enjoyed these chicken fingers. They are great served with some honey mustard for dipping.

Maple Cornflake Chicken Fingers Recipe - chicken tenders crusted in corn flakes, cajun seasoning and maple syrup - quick dinner recipe - can coated chicken and freeze unbaked for a quick meal later.



Maple Cornflake Chicken Fingers Recipe - chicken tenders crusted in corn flakes, cajun seasoning and maple syrup - quick dinner recipe - can coated chicken and freeze unbaked for a quick meal later.
Maple Cornflake Chicken Fingers Recipe - chicken tenders crusted in corn flakes, cajun seasoning and maple syrup - quick dinner recipe - can coated chicken and freeze unbaked for a quick meal later.

Maple Cornflake Chicken Fingers
serves 4
(Printable Recipe)

  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp cajun seasoning 
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes 
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp milk 
  • 1 lb chicken tenders 

Heat oven to 450. Line cookie sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray.

In a shallow dish whisk together egg, maple syrup and milk, set aside. In a second shallow dish, combine flour and cajun seasoning, set aside. Place cornflake crumbs in a third shallow dish, set aside.

Dip chicken tenders into flour, then into egg mixture. Coat chicken tenders in cornflakes.

Place coated chicken tenders on cookie sheet and spray with cooking spray.

Bake 12-14 minutes.


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2 comments:

  1. I'll bet these would make good appetizers too, in bite sized nugget shapes. Glad I have cornflakes in my cabinet!
    Thanks!

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