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Chicken Fingers with Spicy Avocado Sauce

Flavorful, crispy, baked Chicken Fingers with a Spicy Avocado Sauce
Course Appetizers
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Avocado Sauce, Chicken Fingers, Spicy Avocado Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 393kcal
Author Michele @ Flavor Mosaic

Ingredients

Chicken fingers:

  • 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1.25 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into thin strips
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup flour

Spicy Avocado Sauce:

  • 2 small avocados pitted and peeled
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tbsp diced jalapenos optional
  • 1 tbsp diced onions
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce or more to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a shallow dish add flour.
  • In another bowl, which one egg.
  • Combine the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and all of the seasonings for the chicken fingers in a shallow dish. Mix well.
  • Dip the chicken strips in the flour, and then the egg, and then the breadcrumbs, and tap off excess bread crumbs. Place the chicken strips on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Spray the tops with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, mash the avocado and sour cream together with a fork. Fold in the jalapenos, onions, lime juice, cilantro, and hot sauce then season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve the chicken fingers with the avocado sauce on the side for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 393kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 612mg | Potassium: 881mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 493IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 2mg