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We are not perfect eaters, but we’re always looking for ways to make trades & try to turn our daily foods into better bites. My kids, like many others, are always good for a chicken strip or a nugget. However, I think by now, most of us have seen the infamous chicken nugget video? Our trade on this food is Oven Fried chicken.
The great thing about replacing chicken strips/nuggets with an oven fried chicken recipe is that it gives us control in the products we use and it gives us a chance to explore and chat not just about other food possibilities, but about regions where you might find popular foods like fried chicken. It offers us a chance to chat about states and maps and the variations in popular foods as it relates to where we live. Family discussions along with ‘good eats’ is always a great combination.
Oven Friend Chicken by Jodie Fitz
2 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken strips
3/4 cup flour*
1 1/2 tablespoons paprika
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 large eggs
1/4 cup low fat milk
1/4 cup light olive oil
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
In a bowl, stir together the flour, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper. In a separate bowl, using a fork or whisk, whip the eggs and milk together.
Pour the oil into a 9 x 13 glass baking dish.
Create an assembly link by dipping the chicken strips into the egg/milk mixture and then into the seasoned flour and place it into the baking dish. Continue the process until all of the chicken is coated and ready to bake. Bake it for 20 minutes, turn it and bake it for another 20 minutes (40 minutes total).
Flour: We use the gold medal 50/50 white – wheat mix.
Kids: You might not want to let the kids touch the
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