Thursday, October 20, 2016

Pecan Chicken Strips with Honey Mustard

This recipes brings chicken fingers to a whole new level. The pecan breading with the honey mustard sauce is hands down a great match.


2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1/2 tsp. salt and pepper
1 c. pecans
1 c. Panko
1 Tbs. Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 c. honey
1/4 c. light Miracle Whip
1/4 c. light sour cream
2 Tbs. mustard
2 Tbs. course ground mustard

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. In a food processor, pulse the pecans, Panko, Italian seasoning, garlic and onion powder. Pour into a shallow dish. In a separate bowl, combine the miracle whip, sour cream, honey, and both mustard's. Season the chicken strips with salt and pepper. Dip the chicken into the mustard sauce, then into the pecan mixture pressing slightly. Place the chicken onto the prepared sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Serve with honey mustard sauce or with a honey mustard yogurt dressing. Garnish with fresh parsley or cilantro.

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