Asian Chicken Tenders with Zesty Lemon Sauce

Serve crispy, Oriental-flavored chicken strips with a tangy, sweet-and-sour sauce.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

3
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon honey
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1
cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup sweet-and-sour sauce
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • 1 Cut each chicken breast across grain into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices. In medium bowl, mix soy sauce, honey, ginger and garlic powder. Add chicken; stir gently until coated. Let stand 20 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. Place bread crumbs in shallow dish. Drain off any remaining soy sauce mixture from chicken. Toss chicken pieces in bread crumbs to coat; arrange in single layer in pan.
  • 3 Bake 5 minutes. Turn chicken; bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until golden brown and crisp.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir together sweet-and-sour sauce and lemon peel. Serve chicken with sauce for dipping.

Expert Tips

Looking for additional ways to use your bottle of sweet-and-sour sauce? Use it as a dipping sauce for pot stickers, wontons or chicken wings.

Serve the tenders on wooden skewers so they're easy to pick up.

Panko bread crumbs are Japanese-style bread crumbs that are bigger and crispier than regular bread crumbs.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.