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Cap'n Crunch Chicken Strips

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Tasty chicken tenders breaded in crushed Cap'n Crunch cereal. How can it not be good! Try this recipe to get picky kids to eat—they'll love the sweet and savory flavors.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cap'n Crunch cereal, crushed
  • 1 cup corn flakes, crushed
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds chicken tenders
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Details

Adapted from navywifecook.com

Preparation

Step 1

Coarsely grind or crush the two cereals and set in a shallow dish.

In a second shallow dish, beat the egg with milk.

Stir together the flour, onion and garlic powders and black pepper; set aside. Dip the chicken pieces in the seasoned flour and coat well; shake off the excess flour.

Dip in the egg wash, coating well, then dip in the cereal mixture, coating well.

Heat oil in a large heavy skillet. Drop coated chicken tenders carefully in the hot oil and cook until golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes per side.

Remove tenders to a paper towel lined plate to drain excess oil. Serve hot.

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