Chicken fingers

Home made chicken fingers are healthy option for toddlers and onward. Serve chicken fingers from the late independence stage. They are great for family meals.


4 pce chicken (skinless & boneless chicken breasts fillets, cut into strips)
1⁄3 c cereal (crushed corn flakes)
1⁄2 c pecan nuts (finely chopped)
1 pn garlic (garlic powder)
2 T milk
  salt (to taste)


Preheat oven to 400° Fahrenheit.

Combine cornflakes, pecans, garlic powder and salt on a shallow plate.

Place milk into a little dish. Dip the chicken strips into the milk, then into the corn flake mixture.

Arrange the breaded strips into a baking pan and bake in the oven for about 8-10 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink inside.

Total time
30 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


The ideal size for chicken strips is 1 inch x 3 inches.

This chicken fingers are suitable for a gluten free diet - for instance, for those kids with gluten intolerance, as the corn flakes used for the coating are free from gluten. Corn and rice are the two cereals with no gluten.


North American cuisine