Dessert Delight

Dessert Delight

Oatmeal Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

Oatmeal crusted chicken tenders are delightfully crunchy and sure to be a hit with adults and children alike. Serve them with Roasted Red Bell pepper Aioli or commercial honey mustard or light ranch dressing for dipping.

1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
3/4 cup (3 ounces) grated Parmigiana Reggiano cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon chopped fresh or dry thyme
1 pound chicken breast tenders
cooking spray

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees

2. Place oats in a food processor, and process 20 seconds or until coarsely ground. Add cheese, thyme, salt, and pepper. Pulse to combine, and place in a shallow bowl.

3. Place each chicken breast tender between 2 sheets of heavy duty plastic wrap or baggie and pound to 1/4 inch thickness using a meat mallet or small heavy skillet. Coat both sides of tenders with cooking spray; and dredge tenders in oat mixture.  Place tenders on baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake 450 degrees fro 15 minutes or until browned.


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