Friday, July 5, 2013

#RECIPEFRIDAY: No Carb Crusted Turkey Tenders + Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Fingers!

Hey everyone and...

Welcome to another edition of #RECIPEFRIDAY!

Top of the morning to ya!

To all my American friends who celebrate the fourth of July yesterday...

I hope it was FUreakin' FUntastic!

As for me...

I was at work looking forward to yet another long weekend! (I'm off today! Woo Hoo!)

I gotta say...

After doing the Spartan Super race just a few days ago...

My legs are only now starting to feel normal again! (As is my entire body! lol)

I lost a toenail.

That said...

I've had some pretty strong workouts since the race! (Mind you, I took two FUll rest days within the past 5 days to recuperate! My body thanked me for it!)

My name is FU.
I like to workout.


Speaking of workouts...

Today's recipe is one that I concocted while on the elliptical machine! (I'm not going to lie, I was totally looking forward to getting home and putting this creation to the test! The minutes have never gone by so slowly before lol)


I concocted two so...

I ended up making two versions of this recipe!




Here are both recipes for you to try out and enjoy!

No Carb Crusted Turkey Tenders AND Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Fingers!

by *CaNdY FiT*
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15-25 minutes
    For the Chicken Tenders

    • 1 Chicken Breast, sliced into strips
    • 2 Burnbrae Farms Egg Whites
    • 3/4 cup Oatmeal
    • 1 tbsp Ground Flax Seeds (optional)
    • 2 tbsp Maille Dijon Mustard
    • 2 tbsp Maille Dijon Mustard Grain
    • 1/3 cup Mrs. Dash no salt seasoning (or seasoning blend of choice)
    • 1/2 tsp Cumin
    • 1 tsp Chili Flakes
    • 1/2 tsp Salt and Pepper

    For the Turkey Tenders

    • 2 Turkey Breast Scallopine, (thin cut)
    • 2 Egg Whites
    • 1/3 cup Mrs. Dash no salt seasoning (or seasoning blend of choice)
    • 1 tbsp Ground Flax Seeds (optional)
    • 1 tsp Cumin
    • 1 tsp Chili Flakes
    • Pepper to taste

    1. Pre-heat your oven to bake at 350F
    2. In a bowl, pour in your wet ingredients
    3. In a separate bowl, combine all of your seasoning together then, place it on a plate
    4. Dip your protein into the wet mixture then, coat it with your seasoning blend (the crust)
    5. Make sure all sides are evenly coated
    6. Lightly spray a non-stick baking pan with EVOO Oil and gently place your protein on it, one by one
    1. Place in oven and cook for about 15-20 minutes
    2. Remove from oven, plate and enjoy!

    1. Feel free to dip your fingers/tenders into your favourite dipping sauce :)

    1. You can pan fry your chicken or turkey as well.
    2. I could have used Chicken for my dish.

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    I must admit...

    I really, really enjoyed me my tenders! (It's amazing the things you can think up while exercising lol)


    Alright friends...

    Now it's your turn!

    If you have a recipe you've been making and loving...

    Share it!

    I can't wait to see what you've cooked up!

    Have a FUbulous weekend everyone! ;)

    Questions FU You...

    Did you love chicken fingers as a kid?
    Do you think Tempeh would work for this recipe?
    What are you up to this weekend?

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    1. i need to buy more oatmeal for this recipe! i love the crunchy goodness!! YAY! enjoy the long weekend friend.

      1. I love me a good crunch hehe ;)

    2. Both recipes look fabulous! Can't wait to give them a try!

    3. Now these Chicken Tender look GREAT! And I think they will be ulcer friendly! I am gonna put them on my list for next week!

      1. Yay!!! Hope you like them!

        I also hope you are having a great time at the cottage xo

    4. Crushed almond would be great too! Yummy recipe!

    5. Ooh, looks delicious! My 3yo would love these, too.. she had the packaged chicken nuggets at a friend's house recently and now I need to try to recreate them. :)

      1. You must tell me if she likes them :)

    6. I love these! I did a cinnamon-flax crsited chicken around competition time when I was trying to find a way to eat chicken for breakfast... I never even considered savory flax! Totally trying it out. :)

      1. Must try the cinnamon flax. I love that nutty flavour Flax brings to any dish...oh, and how it fluffs everything up :)

    7. oatmeal crusted chicken fingers - yum!! and genius! :)

    8. You read my mind! I'm considering tempeh and tofu for this recipe :)

      1. Yes! Tell me if it turns out!

    9. I saw your photo on IG and had to come over to see the recipe. These looks delicious. I used to love chicken fingers as a kid. Have a great weekend Kierston!

      1. I used to love chicken fingers as a kid too! Wait, I still do ;)

    10. Delish!! Who doesn't crave fried chicken every now and then? these are the perfect replacement!

    11. Oh - those chicken tenders look good!!!
      Pinned this to try! Thanks for a couple of great recipes!

    12. wow oh wow oh wow! i just LOVE crusted things, particularly fish. this looks fantastic!
      the elliptical ALWAYS goes by super slowly for me hahah so i can't imagine how slowly it was going for you dreaming of this recipe!

      1. Oh crusted fish is so delish! I love a good crunch to anything :)

        Ya, it was going pretty slowly lol

    13. I love your use of Oatmeal here. I can't wait to try it and I love the picture of you from the Spartan race. How cool!!

    14. I'm gonna try your tenders! Wish I had all of the ingredients and I'd make for the family tonight! That Spartan race looks AMAZING!

      1. It was awesome! Great experience!

    15. FABULOUS chicken recipe!

      It's a holiday weekend here in the states, so there's lots of fun and family time ahead. Enjoy your weekend!

      1. Hope your having a great weekend Liz! :)

    16. I AM IN LOVE WITH ALL OF YOUR RECIPES! You eat how I eat, super duper clean! :D WAHOOOO!!! Need another salmon recipe from you soon, ;)

    17. Oh yum! I haven't had crusted chicken in a long time. Must recreate when I feel like turning on my oven again. Wayyyyy to hot now! Have a great weekend!

    18. Yum love both version, they look absolutely delicious :)

      Just added my latest concoction, single serve rolled spelt cookies (or cookie rather).

    19. This looks super kid friendly, which is always important at my house! Thanks for sharing

      We have a nice, quiet weekend at home this weekend-something extremely rare for us!

    20. Great ideas!!! Almond and oatmeal would be delish together also! I deff want to try both of those!

    21. Love the no carb recipe especially because I'm "no-carb" currently.


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