Cornflake chicken dippers recipe

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makes: 24
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 15 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 61 kCal 3%
Fat 2.4g 3%
  -  Saturates 0.8g 4%
Carbohydrates 6.3g 3%
  -  of which Sugars 0.7g 1%
Protein 3.5g 7%
Salt 0.12g 2%
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  • The kids are going to love making and eating these delicious cornflake chicken dippers. Each goujon is coated with a crunchy cornflake coating, which works wonders with the tender chicken. Delicious dunked in homemade cheese and chive dip.


    • 250g chicken mini fillets
    • 2tbsp plain flour
    • 1tsp sweet paprika
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 150g cornflakes, crushed
    • 2tbsp sunflower or light olive oil
    • For the dip:
    • 50ml soured cream
    • 50g Philadelphia
    • few snipped chives, optional
    • To serve:
    • mashed potatoes
    • baked beans or any veg you like


    • To make this chicken breast recipe, trim the chicken into equal finger-sized portions. Mix the flour and paprika together and spread onto a plate. Put the egg into a bowl and beat with a splash of water. Spread the cornflakes onto a separate plate.

    • Dip the chicken in the flour, next coat with the egg, then cover completely in the crushed cornflakes. Set aside, well covered, in the fridge until you want to cook.

    • Heat the oven to 200C, gas 6. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Once hot, add the chicken and fry for 3-4mins each side until golden and crispy. They will cook more evenly if you do this in batches. Arrange the chicken on a baking tray, lined with baking parchment, and finish cooking in the oven for around 5 mins.

    • Meanwhile, cook or heat any veggies. Mix the soured cream and Philadelphia and serve in a little pot alongside the chicken and any veg.

    Top tip for making Cornflake chicken dippers

    If you're not in a rush, let the kids have a go at bashing the cornflakes in a plastic bag and dipping the chicken strips in the flour, egg and cornflakes.

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