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Fruity Pebbles Crusted Chicken Tenders with Apricot Barbecue Sauce

Make your chicken tenders with fruity pebbles — yes fruity pebbles. You’ll have a crunchy, sweet, and savory...
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Make your chicken tenders with fruity pebbles — yes fruity pebbles. You’ll have a crunchy, sweet, and savory tender with an apricot barbecue sauce.

Ingredients

For the chicken tenders:

  • 1/4 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 3/4 Cups panko-style bread crumbs
  • 1/4 Cup Fruity Pebbles cereal, ground
  • 1/4 Cup Parmigiaon-Reggiano cheese, grated
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 Pound chicken breast tenders

For the apricot barbecue sauce:

  • 1/4 Cup apricot jam
  • 1/2 Cup barbecue sauce

Directions

For the chicken tenders:

Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray. In shallow dish, combine flour, salt, and pepper.

In another shallow dish, beat egg and water.

In third shallow dish, mix bread crumbs, cereal, cheese, and cayenne pepper. Lightly season both sides of each chicken tender with salt, coat chicken with flour mixture; dip into egg mixture, then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on cookie sheet.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and coating is golden brown.

For the apricot barbecue sauce:

In a small bowl, combine apricot jam and barbecue sauce. Serve chicken tenders with dipping sauce.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving719
Total Fat32g49%
Sugar23gN/A
Saturated8g38%
Cholesterol117mg39%
Protein32g64%
Carbs76g25%
Vitamin A63µg7%
Vitamin B120.8µg13.6%
Vitamin B60.2mg9.7%
Vitamin C4mg7%
Vitamin D0.8µg0.2%
Vitamin E0.7mg3.4%
Vitamin K28µg34%
Calcium141mg14%
Fiber3g14%
Folate (food)36µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)98µg25%
Folic acid37µgN/A
Iron4mg22%
Magnesium59mg15%
Monounsaturated12gN/A
Niacin (B3)12mg61%
Phosphorus465mg66%
Polyunsaturated6gN/A
Potassium536mg15%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg24.4%
Sodium1364mg57%
Sugars, added9gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.7mg44%
Zinc2mg15%