3/4 cup fine- or medium-grind whole-grain yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp chipotle chile powder, divided
1/4 tsp plus 1/8 tsp sea salt, divided
1 large egg
20 oz boneless, skinless chicken tenders
1 tbsp safflower oil, divided
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 1/2 tsp raw honey
2 beefsteak tomatoes, sliced into wedges
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced into wedges
Preheat oven to 400 ̊F. In a medium bowl, mix cornmeal and 1⁄4 tsp each chile powder and salt. In a separate medium bowl, whisk egg and 1 tbsp water. Working in batches, dredge chicken in cornmeal mixture, shaking off excess. Transfer chicken to egg mixture, turning to coat; shake off excess. Dredge in cornmeal mixture again, shaking off excess, then transfer to a plate.
In a medium nonstick skillet, heat 1 1/2 tsp oil on medium. Add half of chicken and cook undisturbed until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Flip and cook undisturbed, until golden brown on other side, about 2 more minutes. Transfer to a foil-lined baking sheet; repeat with remaining 11⁄2 tsp oil and chicken. Transfer to oven and bake until opaque throughout, about 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix yogurt, honey and remaining 1⁄4 tsp chile powder and 1/8 tsp salt. Serve chicken with yogurt mixture and tomato and avocado wedges on the side.
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