Crispy Chicken Tenders With Honey Mustard Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

I saw this recipe on the Neely's and have adapted it to fit our tastes. Note: I've tried cutting the honey mustard sauce in half because I thought it would be too much, and it was just barely enough. I would recommend making the full amount because it will keep in the fridge for a week. Enjoy!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken into long strips. Set aside.
  2. Place beaten eggs in a shallow bowl. Place flour in another shallow bowl (I like to season flour with 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, and cayenne for extra flavor).
  3. Place panko breadcrumbs in another shallow bowl and season with garlic powder, lemon pepper, cayenne, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Dip the chicken strips in the flour, then the beaten egg, then dredge into seasoned panko.
  5. Fry chicken in batches in deep fryer preheated to 350 degrees for about 6-8 minutes. The chicken should be cooked through and golden brown.
  6. Remove to drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with additional salt and pepper once out of the fryer. Serve with honey mustard sauce.
  7. To make the honey mustard sauce: Mix together the mustard, honey, mayo, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Will keep in fridge up to a week.


Most Helpful

Excellent! The only thing I did different was bake them at 375 for 25 min. Will make again

Cathy Pete March 11, 2009

I've made a number of similar recipes over the years, but this is definitely one of the best, even if I did made a couple of minor changes ~ Instead of the panko I crushed some Milton's Original Multi-Grain Crackers & I eliminated the salt & pepper, while increasing the lemon pepper just slightly! Made the whole batch for just the 2 of us, & what left-overs we had were quickly devoured as snacks before our next meal! A wonderful winner of a recipe ~ Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed in Zaar Stars tag]

Sydney Mike July 25, 2010

These are great! I followed the recipe and came out with a wonderful crispy chicken tender. They are much better than chicken tenders from a restaurant. Thank you for posting.

JOY1998 October 20, 2008

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