Cheddar Bacon Chicken Tenders

Bacon, Cheddar and crispy Panko crumbs combine for a flavorful, easy to make chicken tender dish.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

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

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.