Monster Claws Recipe
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Monster Claws

2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp cajun seasoning -- divided
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts -cut lengthwise into 3/4-inch strips
1 1/2 cups cornflake crumbs
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
3 eggs -- lightly beaten
1 red, yellow or orange bell pepper -- cut into triangles
Barbecue sauce

Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease baking sheets. Place flour and 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning in large resealable plastic food storage bag. Add chicken and seal. Shake bag to coat.

Combine cornflake crumbs, green onion and remaining 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning in large shallow bowl; mix well. Place eggs in shallow bowl. Dip each chicken strips into eggs and then into crumb mixture. Place coated chicken strips on prepared baking sheet. Bake chicken strips 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.

When chicken is cool enough to handle, make 1/2-inch slit in thinner end. Place bell pepper triangle into slit to form claw nail. Serve claws with barbecue sauce for dipping.

Makes about 30 strips.



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