Honey-mustard chicken strips

Total Time
35 min
10 min
15 min
Looking for a healthier take on the classic combination of chicken tenders and honey mustard? Try this recipe. It’s an easy weeknight dinner option or a great choice for a tailgate party or potluck. And with its simple preparation, it’s a perfect dish to cook with your children. Try letting kids stir together the honey-mustard mixture, coating the chicken with breadcrumbs, and arranging the chicken strips on the baking sheet. While this quick chicken recipe tastes great on its own, you can chop up your strips to make a tasty topper for a garden salad or use leftovers for a lunch sandwich.


Dijon Mustard

¼ cup(s), or yellow mustard


2 Tbsp

Low sodium soy sauce

2 tsp

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast

1 pound(s), cut lengthwise into 3/4-inch strips

Whole wheat breadcrumbs

¾ cup(s), plain dried

Cooking spray

2 spray(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line rimmed baking sheet with nonstick foil.
  2. Whisk together mustard, honey, and soy sauce in medium bowl until smooth. Add chicken and stir until coated evenly. Spread bread crumbs on plate. Coat chicken strips, one at a time, with bread crumbs.
  3. Arrange chicken strips on prepared baking sheet; spray with nonstick spray. Bake until cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  4. Per serving: about 4 strips