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Crispy BBQ Chicken Tenders

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Crispy BBQ Chicken Tenders
3 pieces
15 Min

We've made our recipe for Crispy BBQ Chicken Tenders diabetes-friendly, so you can enjoy this popular party appetizer, too! Your guests will love you for providing these crunchy chicken bites!

What You'll Need

  • 4 (2-ounce) chicken tenders, each cut into 3 pieces
  • 1/3 fat-free Italian dressing
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons sugar-free barbecue sauce

What to Do

  1. Place chicken pieces in a large resealable plastic bag. Add dressing and rotate bag gently to coat chicken completely.
  2. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours. Remove tenders from bag; discard excess dressing.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  4. Place bread crumbs in a shallow dish; coat chicken with crumbs. Let stand 1 minute, then transfer to baking sheet.
  5. Bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve with barbecue sauce.


Just a tip: It'll be easier to cut the chicken tenders if they're slightly frozen.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 118
  • Calories from Fat 20
  • Total Fat 2.2g 3 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.4g 2 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 14g 27 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 37mg 12 %
  • Sodium 472mg 20 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 9.6g 3 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5 %
  • Sugars 2.8g 0 %

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I've seen this recipe elsewhere (not a diabetic version) where you add italian dressing mix to the breadcrumbs, dip it in butter then roll int he crumbs. this sounds better than that one, though.

But I do have a suggestion/idea - would a 50/50 mix of finely chopped pumpkin sunflower seeds not be a viable healthy alternative to all manner of breadcrumbs?

We haven't tried using seeds as an alternative for bread crumbs, so we can't say whether or not it would work for this recipe.

Hi, Good-Evening...Cindy!OH, What a Great AppetizerCrispy BBQ Chicken Tenders! Calories froM fat-25% Total's-Carbs-17%g. News!..CynthiaHarvin32@yaHOO.COM


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