Crispy Parmesan Chicken Tenders

Serves: 4

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 4 chicken strips and ¼ cup marinara sauce
180 1g 4.5g 28g 5g 1 Calories From Fat 40 Saturated Fat 1.5g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 65mg Sodium 170mg Sugars 0g


  • 4 4-ounce skinless chicken breasts
  • ⅓ cup fresh whole-wheat bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 cups homemade marinara sauce

How To Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Spray baking sheet with olive oil spray.
  3. Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan and cayenne pepper in a plastic bag.
  4. Cut each chicken breast into three to four strips.
  5. Combine egg whites with 1 tablespoon water.
  6. Dip chicken strips in egg white mixture, then shake in Parmesan mixture, and place on baking sheet. Do not crowd.
  7. Spray breaded chicken with olive oil spray.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes until browned and crispy. Serve with ½ cup homemade marinara sauce.
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