In shallow dish, place flour. In another shallow dish, beat egg and water. In third shallow dish, mix bread crumbs and cheese. Coat chicken with flour; dip into egg mixture, then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on cookie sheet.
Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens
Have fun with dips. Mix a spoonful of basil pesto in a good mayonnaise, some plain Greek yogurt with a lot of chopped fresh dill and lemon zest, ranch dressing with crumbled bacon and lots of freshly ground pepper stirred in—or just straight up barbecue sauce.
More About This Recipe
Panko breadcrumbs are what give these breaded chicken tenders such a light, crunchy coating. The result is more like the kind of chicken tenders you can order at a restaurant. But, unlike restaurant versions, these tenders can boast the better-for-you preparation method of baking, not frying. If you’re wondering why panko crumbs are really such a game-changer, taste for yourself and be convinced. Long a staple of Asian cuisine, they’ve gained newfound popularity in Western dishes as a coating or crunchy topping. Panko crumbs are larger in size and lighter in texture than regular breadcrumbs which makes them perfect for a crispy coating, with no frying necessary. Check out more of Betty’s best chicken recipes.