When we speak of high protein, chicken and oats are two of the best sources we can think of. Protein is an important macro-nutrient required by the human body. Not only does it helps in building, repairing and retaining the muscle mass, but also promotes satiety and helps in regulating body weight. When it comes to having proteins, chicken is one of the best and one of the most popular options. It contains very little of fat and almost negligible amount of carbohydrates as compared to other animal sources of protein.
Amongst the vegetarian sources of protein, oats top the list. Besides being protein-rich, oats are incredible for heart health, digestion and weight loss. It fills you up with all things nutritious and nice when tossed into a meal, just like chicken. Generally when hunger strikes, we are ready to pull down a packet of chips or anything deep-fried. What if we could combine two of the most amazing sources of protein into a mouth-watering snack to nosh on? Since oats and chicken are packed with protein, they are the best combination to toss together for a snack that could satiate the hunger pangs for long. Here we have a super delicious oats and chicken recipe that is sure to get you drooling.
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Oats crusted chicken tenders is a crispy, juicy snack that you can cook at home for parties or simply when hunger strikes. It is a simple recipe with chicken breast cut into strips, marinated in a pool of spices such as salt, ginger, garlic and green chilli paste and coated in a coarsely ground mix of oats, spices and herbs. It is then pan-fried until golden-brown and perfectly crisp. You can serve it hot along with your choice of dip. Isn’t it a quick and easy way to amp up your snack table at a party? Or a nutritionally-rich yet delicious midnight snack on a movie night?
Find the recipe of oat crusted chicken tenders here, try at home and let us know how you liked it in the comments section below.