HCG Diet Phase 3 Recipe: Crunchy Parmesan Chicken Tenders
Phase: Maintenance Phase Course: Main Course
Try this delicious recipe submitted by Valerie Waters.
This recipe is only safe for the 2nd 3 weeks of the HCG Diet and beyond. This recipe is NOT safe for the 1st 3 weeks of HCG Phase 3, because it contains 'starch' in the breadcrumbs.
- Cooking spray
- 1 cup egg whites
- 1½ lbs chicken tenders
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- 1¼ cups grated Parmesan cheese
- ¾ cup Italian-style breadcrumbs
Preheat the oven to 475 degrees F.
Place the grated Parmesan in a separate dish and your egg whites in another.
Dip the chicken tenders in the egg whites, making sure to coat them thoroughly.
Remove the chicken tenders from the egg whites and dredge them in the grated Parmesan to coat completely, pressing to adhere.
Spray a large heavy sauté pan with cooking spray and brown the coated chicken tenders 2-3 minutes on each side on medium-high heat.
After your tenders have browned; place the sauté pan in the oven for about 10 minutes – or until fully cooked.
Transfer the chicken tenders to a platter and serve.
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