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Hemp Crusted Chicken Fingers

Whether you have fond childhood memories of begging your parents to grab chicken strips at the nearest fast food restaurant on your way home from school, or you currently have your own kids ask the same from you as an adult; there is no denying that chicken fingers are a beloved item no matter where you are in life. This recipe is an easy and healthy twist to this home favourite food, and is especially kid friendly! These Hemp Crusted Chicken Fingers contain no processed ingredients or extra sodium found at fast food restaurants. Not to mention, making chicken fingers is a super fun way to get your little ones involved in the kitchen!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course


  • 1 Chicken Breast 16 Oz or 170g
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Tbsp 2% Milk
  • 2 Tbsp Hemp Hearts
  • ¾ Cup Cornflakes
  • 1 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Ground Pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a food processor; process the hemp, cornflakes, pepper, garlic, and onion powder to a medium crumb. Place this into a wide bowl.
  • Cut the chicken breast into thin strips, about 1 inch wide.
  • Whisk the egg and 2% milk together in a bowl to create an egg wash.
  • Dip the chicken strips into the egg wash, then in the crumb mix.
  • Place these strips onto a baking sheet, and bake for 15-20 minutes until crispy.
Keyword appetizer, Baked, Chicken Fingers, Crispy, Easy, Hemp, Kid Friendly



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