Italian Chicken Sticks
Serves 3 to 3 1/2 dozen
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan
1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Pinch ground black pepper
8 boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2 inch strips
1/2 cup (1 stick) melted butter
Marinara sauce or honey mustard, for dipping
Preheat the oven to 400.
In a pie plate or platter, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan, thyme, basil, oregano, salt, garlic powder, and red pepper. Dip the chicken strips in the melted butter, then dredge them in teh bread crumb mixture. Place the chicken strips in a single layer on a highly greased baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Serve the chicken sticks hot with marinara sauce, or serve hot or cold with honey mustard.