Chicken Tenders with Spicy Dip

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By Debbie Then / Leave a Comment

Whether you’re cooking up a dinner for a meal at your place, congregating by the television for a home movie or even just preparing a snack for the kids, chicken fingers are an easy fan-favorite to fix up. Read on below for the recipe care of to cook up your own with a side of spice dipping sauce to match.


1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong)
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon lower-sodium soy sauce

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon water
3 cups whole-grain flake cereal (such as Kashi 7-Grain Flakes), finely crushed (about 2 1/2 cups)
1 pound chicken breast tenders
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil


  1. To prepare sauce, combine the mayonnaise, Sriracha, lime juice, and soy sauce in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Cover and chill.
  2. To prepare chicken, combine flour, black pepper, and paprika. Place flour mixture in a shallow dish. Combine eggs and 1 tablespoon water; place in another shallow dish. Place crushed cereal in another shallow dish.
  3. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt. Working with 1 piece at a time, dredge chicken in flour mixture. Dip in egg mixture; dredge in cereal.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat. Add chicken pieces to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Serve immediately with sauce.


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