Wow, this is a new favorite! I can't believe how easy and how moist and good the chicken tasted. I made it exactly as posted, and my husband and I both loved it. It's in my regular meal rotation now. The chicken strips are first coated with a garlic-Dijon mustard mixture, then pressed in a panko bread crumb mixture before baking. The results is moist, delicious chicken with a slightly crunchy coating. Easy and delicious.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
22 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Pour 1 tablespoon olive oil on a paper towel and use to coat a cooling rack; place on a baking sheet.

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  • Mix mustard and garlic together in a bowl.

  • Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, panko, paprika, salt, and black pepper in a shallow bowl using a fork.

  • Coat each chicken strip in mustard-garlic mixture; press in panko mixture until evenly coated. Place on the prepared cooling rack.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until browned on the outside and juices run clear, 12 to 15 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

409 calories; protein 41.4g 83% DV; carbohydrates 42.2g 14% DV; fat 12.8g 20% DV; cholesterol 96.9mg 32% DV; sodium 1305.7mg 52% DV. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/20/2018
I added eggs to the mustard and garlic to dilute the mustard flavor. It worked wonderfully! I also didn’t use a baking rack in the oven. I laid the chicken strips flat on a baking sheet and baked them at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes (or until the chicken reached 165 degrees internally). Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/07/2019
Probably wont make this again. Was not impressed with any aspect of this recipe. Read More
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/20/2018
I added eggs to the mustard and garlic to dilute the mustard flavor. It worked wonderfully! I also didn’t use a baking rack in the oven. I laid the chicken strips flat on a baking sheet and baked them at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes (or until the chicken reached 165 degrees internally). Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/23/2019
Perfect! Follow exact directions. Do not add eggs! Egg addition is only for the unskilled cook :) Don’t be scared be CONFIDENT in your skill. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/18/2017
We thought this was very good, and I'll make it again. I used regular paprika and chicken tenders but otherwise followed a halved version of the recipe. As it was I wasted maybe nearly 1/3 cup of the 1 cup of panko mixture; it could be because there wasn't enough olive oil to make it moister, so keep that in mind. The oven temperature and timing was about right. Thanks for our dinner tonight! We'll enjoy it again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/23/2019
I Loved it!! Kids loved it. I made as directed. I did have to cook a few minutes longer, but my chicken strips were fairly big. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/17/2020
Definitely easy, has become a staple in my house. I've found it's a really good way to use up the random jars of specialty mustard you get in gift boxes and in random shops on vacation. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/09/2018
The Dijon mustard was unbelievably overpowering in this dish. The panko breading was good but all anyone could taste was salt and mustard. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/30/2019
I was looking for a chicken strip recipe because I didn t have one that didn t have an Asian taste to it. This recipe was a great starting point for me. I did make a few changes because the mustard was strong and I always add more seasoning to all my recipes. For the wet mix I used the Dijon mustard & garlic but I also put about 1 1/2- 2 Tbl of honey in the mix to make it a little sweeter. For the dry mix I used the oil but I don t think it s necessary so I will omit it next time. I added garlic powder onion powder and a little parmesan cheese to the dry mix. I baked the chicken on a cookie sheet wrapped in foil for easy clean up on 425 for the same amount of time (approx 12 mins). Read More
Rating: 3 stars
10/07/2019
Probably wont make this again. Was not impressed with any aspect of this recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/21/2020
I liked how juicy the chicken was, and how easy the dish was to prepare. We made this using half chicken breasts instead of strips, baking them at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Read More
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