Recipe: Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers

Tender, juicy chicken fingers coated in crunchy toasted Nuts. The flavor is amazing and they are faux-fried in the oven!

Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers

This Nutty Oven Fried Chicken recipe is truly wonderful and is low fat and low calories. Chicken is breaded with pecan-baking mix mixture then baked in butter in the oven. a quick and easy to prepare finger food or a snack.

Include these chicken bites at your next buffet party or feature them as a main dish (enough for five main-dish servings). This recipe couldn’t be any easier or quicker…and, at 53 calories there is no guilt!”

Super quick and easy to make, and these chicken fingers came out delicious. The aroma during the cooking made the whole house smell great

Once these easy, cheesy tenders are on your dinner table, the next question to tackle is “What and how many dipping sauces should join the party?” I’m all for variety when it comes to dipping and dunking, and luckily these cheesy tenders pair well with a whole host of options, from ketchup and ranch to barbecue and marinara (hello, chicken parmesan tenders!). So preheat that oven and get ready to take poultry to a whole new level of healthy perfection.

Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers recipe
Photo: Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers
Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers recipe
Photo: Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers
Photo: Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers
Photo: Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers
Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers recipe
Photo: Nutty Baked Chicken Fingers

[one_third] Prep Time: 10 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 60  minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 6[/one_third_last]

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 cup biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt

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Yield: 6 servings

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Step 1

Place milk in a shallow bowl. Place biscuit mix, pecans and seasonings in another shallow bowl. Mix well

Step 2

Dip chicken pieces in milk. Then coat with pecan mixture. Place in a lightly greased 13×9-inch. baking dish. Drizzle with butter.

Step 3

Bake, uncovered, at 350 degree F, for 1 hour or until chicken is crispy and all juices run clear. Nutty Oven-Fried Chicken is ready to serve. ENJOY!!


  • You Can serve this crunchy Fried Chicken with Pineapple Coleslaw.

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Bushra Waheed

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!

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