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Cheddar Bacon Chicken Tenders

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Bacon, Cheddar and crispy Panko crumbs combine for a flavorful, easy to make chicken tender dish.

Ingredients

1
egg
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1
package or jar (3 oz) cooked real bacon bits or pieces
1
package (14 oz) uncooked chicken tenders (not breaded)
Chive and onion sour cream potato topper, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, beat egg. In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, place bread crumbs, cheese and bacon. Dip chicken into egg. Place in bread crumb bag; seal and shake to coat. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and bread crumbs are golden brown. Serve with topper.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, beat egg. In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, place bread crumbs, cheese and bacon. Dip chicken into egg. Place in bread crumb bag; seal and shake to coat. Place chicken on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and bread crumbs are golden brown. Serve with topper.

Expert Tips

Use any flavor potato toppers- try sour cream and onion or taco flavored.

Tip: Coat chicken, with zero mess! Seal chicken, seasonings and breadcrumbs inside a freezer bag and shake for perfectly covered, crispy results. More smart freezer bag tips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
150mg
49%
Sodium
850mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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