Monday, March 16, 2009

Peanut Butter Chicken Fingers

Abby loves chicken nuggets, so it's not exactly a triumph that she polished off her entire plate of these. They were tasty and had a nice accent of peanut butter flavor.

Peanut Butter Chicken Fingers
Prep: 10 minutes
Bake: 15-20 minutes

2 chicken breasts
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup milk
2-3 cups fresh bread crumbs (for extra wow, make your bread crumbs from Peanut Butter Bread)

Preheat oven to 400F. Spray a wire rack with non-stick spray and set over a cookie sheet.

Cut chicken breasts into 1 inch-thick strips. In a shallow bowl, microwave the peanut butter and milk together for about 20 seconds, then whisk together. Add more milk as needed (you want the mixture to have a pudding-like consistency). Pour the bread crumbs into another shallow bowl and toss with a few dashes of salt.

Dredge chicken strips through the peanut butter mixture, and then pat in the crumbs to coat. Set strips on the wire rack and bake for 15-20 minutes, until completely cooked through.

I attempted to make a dip to go with them, but Abby and I didn't like it. She had hers with ketchup; I had mine plain. I should have made the peanut sauce from Celeste's Tofu Skewers with Peanut Sauce - that would have been perfect!


LyN said...

Yummy!!! I love this. Thanks for sharing.

Vone said...

Sounds like a great idea for my peanut butter, chicken nugget loving daughter.