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Continued: Recipes: Soy-Ginger Flank Steak, Sesame Noodles, Chicken Nuggets

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Nutrition information per each of 8 servings:

Calories 310 Fat 7 g Sodium 770 mg

Carbohydrates 16 g Saturated fat 2 g Calcium 22 mg

Protein 42 g Cholesterol 102 mg Dietary fiber 0 g

Diabetic exchanges per serving: 1 other carb, 6 lean meat.

Homemade chicken tenders √

Serves 4 to 6.

Note: Here are four versions of chicken tenders (or nuggets or fingers, or whatever you want to call them). One is super simple. The next is a bit crunchier (and only involves adding a couple of eggs). The third, even crunchier, version has some bread crumbs as a final coating. And the fourth is the “Mom, that’s so cool!” showstopper — Chicken Parmesan on a Stick, which we have yet to encounter on a kiddie menu. You’ll need about 10 to 15 wooden skewers if you want to serve the tenders on a stick. From “The Mom 100 Cookbook,” by Katie Workman (Workman Publishing).

For the chicken:

1 lb. chicken tenders, or 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs

• 3/4 c. flour

• 1 tsp. kosher or coarse salt

• 1/4 tsp. black pepper

• About 3 tbsp. olive oil, divided

For serving, optional:

• Ketchup

Yellow, brown or honey mustard

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