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Crispy Chicken Strips

Crispy chicken strips are a kid-friendly dinner that’s perfect for a weeknight! Skip the fast food drive-thru and make perfectly juicy, crispy chicken at home!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, chicken strips, crispy chicken strips
Servings: 4
Calories: 249kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • 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


  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Lightly beat the eggs in a shallow bowl.
  • In another bowl mix together the breadcrumbs, cheese, paprika, and garlic powder.
  • Dip the chicken first into the eggs and then into the breadcrumb mixture.
  • Transfer to a plate while you finish all the pieces this way.
  • Heat a thin layer of oil in a large nonstick sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Cook the chicken nuggets for several minutes on each side until they are golden brown. Make sure the nuggets are cooked all the way through.
  • Transfer the nuggets to a plate lined with paper towels to help drain off any excess oil.
  • Serve with honey mustard dipping sauce.


Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg