If you answered yes, you need to make this! It is sooo good! This really helps get over the craving for some yummy fried chicken!

Southern "Fried" Chicken Fingers with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2" chunks
3 large garlic cloves
5 Tbsp ground flax-seed
1 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg white
1 Tbsp water
3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken tenders
1 Tbsp white whole wheat flour
1 Tbsp canola oil
2 Tbsp nonfat dry milk
1/8 tsp grated nutmeg
1/2 tsp hot-pepper sauce + extra to taste
2 scallions, sliced

1. Preheat oven to 375 Degrees. Line baking sheet with foil, coat with cooking spray
2. Place potatoes and garlic in 8" round or square microwaveable baking dish. cover with plastic wrap, leaving a small vent. Microwave on high, tossing mixture occasionally without removing plastic, 10 minutes, or until very soft. Remove and set aside, covered.
3. Combine flax-seed, poultry seasoning, and 1/3 teatpoon of the salt on sheet of waxed paper. Mix with fingers. Beat egg white and water with fork in the bowl.
4. Lay tenders in single layer on work surface. Place flour in small, fine sieve and sprinkle evenly and lightly on both sides of tenders. Dip the tender into egg white mixture, shaking off excess. Dip into flax mixture to coat evenly. Place on prepared baking sheet. press any remaining flax-seed mixture evenly on top of chicken. Drizzle with oil. Bake 10 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.
5. Remove plastic from potatoes. Add dry milk, nutmeg, and 1/2 teaspoon of the hot=pepper sauce, and remaining salt. Smash potatoes and garlic with potato masher to reach desired smoothness. (For softer mash, mix in 1 to 2 Tbsp hot water.) Sprinkle chicken and potatoes with scallions. Serve with extra hot-pepper sauce.
 


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