Chicken on a Stick (Makes 8 Sticks)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 18 mins

nut free

dairy free

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups cornflakes, whole wheat flakes or other flakey cereal
  • 1 Tsp kosher salt
  • 1 pound chicken tenders, remove white stringy tendon
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 Pkg Popsicle Sticks
  • cooking oil spray

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Place the cereal and salt in a zip lock bag and crush with a rolling pin OR place in a food processor until the size of breadcrumbs.

3. Pour the buttermilk in one bowl and the cereal in another.

4. Take the popsicle sticks and skewer the chicken tenders on to the sticks leaving a 1 inch handle.

5. Roll the chicken tenders in the buttermilk and then in the cereal, coating the chicken completely.

6. Line a sheet tray with foil and spray it with oil.

7. Place the chicken tender sticks on the sheet tray and lightly spray them with oil and cover stick handles with foil so they do not burn.

8. Bake for 16-18 minutes or until cooked through.

9. Serve with ranch dip

*After step 5 place chicken tenders on a sheet tray and freeze for 30 minutes. Transfer to a ziploc bag, label and freeze up to 4 months. When ready, follow steps 6-9 adding an additional 3-5 min cooking time (do not defrost).