Sauteed Chicken Breasts and Fingers

Sauteed Chicken Breasts and Fingers
These pan-fried skinless, boneless chicken breast halves combine a kids' recipe and grown-up recipe in one. For the kids, cut the chicken pieces into strips and for the adults, keep the breast halves whole.
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 6 - 8 m



  1. 1 of 5 Mix flour, salt, black pepper, red pepper and nutmeg on a plate. Place bread crumbs on second plate. Beat eggs lightly on third plate.
  2. 2 of 5 Cut tenderloins from each breast half; set aside. Cut one of the breast halves lengthwise into 4 or 5 pieces. You should have 3 to 4 whole breast halves and about 9 to 10 fingers, including reserved tenderloins.
  3. 3 of 5 Coat each piece of chicken with flour mixture, dip in egg, and roll in bread crumbs.
  4. 4 of 5 Heat oil in large skillet. Add chicken breasts and fingers; saute over medium heat for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side for breasts, and 2 to 3 minutes per side for fingers, or until internal temperature registers 170 degrees F on instant-read thermometer. Cook in batches if necessary, adding more oil as needed. With slotted spoon, transfer chicken fingers and breasts to paper toweling to drain.
  5. 5 of 5 Serve breasts with Pineapple-Melon Salsa and Cheese Fries. For children, serve fingers with ketchup. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Information for Sauteed Chicken Breasts and Fingers
Servings Per Recipe: 6
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