Golden Delight: Crispy Chicken Strips with Honey Mustard Zing


Crunchy, flavorful, and utterly delicious, these Crispy Chicken Strips are a surefire hit for any meal or gathering. Whether you’re looking for a savory snack, a party appetizer, or a main course that the whole family will love, this recipe ticks all the boxes. Combining the tender juiciness of chicken with a golden, crispy coating and a zesty honey mustard dip, these chicken strips are a delightful treat. Easy to make and satisfying to eat, they’re perfect for those who love a good blend of simplicity and taste in their cooking. Let’s dive into the making of these mouth-watering strips!


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips or chicken tenders
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil
  • Honey mustard dipping sauce

Directions & How to Prepare

  1. Season the chicken strips with salt and pepper.
  2. In a shallow bowl, lightly beat the eggs.
  3. Mix the breadcrumbs, parmesan, paprika, and garlic powder in another bowl.
  4. Dip each chicken strip first into the beaten eggs, then coat with the breadcrumb mixture.
  5. Lay the coated strips on a plate.
  6. Heat a thin layer of olive oil in a large nonstick sauté pan over medium heat.
  7. Cook the chicken strips for several minutes on each side until golden brown, ensuring they are cooked through.
  8. Transfer the cooked strips to a plate lined with paper towels to drain excess oil.
  9. Serve with a side of honey mustard dipping sauce.

Preparation Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


Serves 4 people


Q: Can I bake these chicken strips instead of frying? A: Yes, you can bake them at 400ºF for 20-25 minutes, turning halfway through.

Q: How long can I store the leftovers? A: Store in an airtight container for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

Q: Can I use regular breadcrumbs instead of Panko? A: Yes, though Panko breadcrumbs give a crunchier texture.

Q: Is it possible to make these chicken strips gluten-free? A: Yes, use gluten-free breadcrumbs and check the seasoning labels.

Q: Can I freeze the chicken strips? A: Yes, freeze them before cooking and fry or bake straight from frozen, adjusting the cooking time.


These Crispy Chicken Strips offer a delightful blend of taste and texture. They’re a fantastic way to bring a touch of gourmet to everyday meals. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or just starting out, this recipe is straightforward and rewarding. The golden crust, seasoned to perfection, and the tender, juicy chicken create a harmony of flavors. Paired with the tangy honey mustard sauce, it’s a combination that’s hard to resist. These strips are not just food; they’re a culinary experience that brings joy to the table. So, gather your ingredients, and let’s make mealtime exciting!