Ultimate Chicken Fingers (lighter recipe)

Bisquick Heart Smart® recipe! Here’s a recipe that can be your own “light” secret, or you can share your discovery with everyone.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

2/3
cup Bisquick Heart Smart® mix
1/2
cup grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese
1/2
teaspoon salt or garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon paprika
3
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch strips
1/4
cup fat-free egg product
3
tablespoons 40% vegetable oil spread, melted

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Line cookie sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, stir together Bisquick® mix, cheese, salt and paprika. Dip half the chicken strips into egg product; place in bag of Bisquick mixture. Seal bag; shake to coat. Place chicken on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken. Drizzle vegetable oil spread over chicken.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes, turning after 6 minutes with pancake turner, until no longer pink in center.

Expert Tips

Serve chicken fingers on a bed of salad greens with sliced tomatoes.

Three chicken breasts weigh about one pound.

Purchase chicken breasts in the freezer case. With a well-stocked freezer, you’ll be ready to make this recipe quickly on weeknights.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.