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Honey Nut Chicken Strips recipe

Honey Nut Chicken Strips

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Poultry
Cuisine American
Keyword baked-chicken-strips, easy-chicken-breast-recipes, honey-nut-chicken-strips
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 174kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 ½ lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 pieces) OR equivalent of chicken tenders
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • few dashes paprika (eyeball amount)
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups Honey Nut Chex cereal crushed
  • 1 cup french fried onions crushed
  • cup honey mustard plus additional for dipping
  • 4 Tbsp melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 375°F and line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray the foil with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Cut each piece of chicken into 3 strips, making sure to keep the strips as uniform as possible in size.
  • Season the chicken strips with garlic salt, pepper and paprika. Brush each piece on all sides with honey mustard.
  • Toss together cereal and fried onions in a shallow bowl or plate. Roll each strip in the crumbs coating evenly on all sides. Press firmly.
  • Place the strips onto the prepared baking sheet and drizzle with melted butter. Sprinkle with additional paprika, if desired..
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden and juices run clear.
  • Serve immediately with additional honey mustard on the side for dipping.


For appetizer size, cut the chicken breasts into bite sized chunks and bake for 15 minutes. Serve with toothpicks for easy dipping.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 354mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 351IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg