The spookiest time of the year is finally here, and that means it’s time to recreate the Wisconsin Cheese Spooky Parmesan Chicken Fingers recipe - a crowd pleaser for both kids and adults! This recipe is made with delicious ingredients, including Weyauwega Star Dairy Parmesan cheese, an absolute must-try for your Halloween night dinner. Be sure to head over to WisconsinCheese.com for more details! —Wisconsin Cheese
What You'll Need
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 cup dry bread crumbs
3 ounces Weyauwega Star Dairy Parmesan cheese, grated (1 cup)
1 teaspoon each garlic powder and onion powder
1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
Food coloring, optional
24 sliced almonds
Ranch salad dressing
Warm marinara sauce
Heat oven to 400°F. Line a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
Whisk the eggs, flour and mayonnaise in a large, shallow bowl until blended. Combine the bread crumbs, parmesan, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper in another large, shallow bowl.
Flatten chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut chicken lengthwise into 1-inch strips. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on prepared pan.
Using a new paint brush, paint food coloring if desired on almonds. Brush narrow ends of chicken strips with egg mixture; press on almonds.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in meat reads 165°F.
Tint ranch salad dressing with 1 drop green food coloring if desired. Serve chicken fingers with dressing and marinara sauce.