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June 26, 2009

Oven Baked Honey Chicken Tenders


Honey and Chicken is one of mine and my husbands favorite combinations. It's always funny to me when we go to a grill type restaurant and one of us orders Chicken Tenders (ok, ususally both!) and ask if they have honey and the wait staff looks at us like we've had too many beers. Nope, I've had a few sips of the beer you just brought me - it's just an awesome combination! When I saw this recipe in Molly's blog I knew I had to try it. Not only was it simple, but it was fantastic. Can't go wrong with that!

Oven Baked Honey Chicken Tenders

adapted from: My Happy Meals and Love Deliciousness
Ingredients
1/2 c. honey
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 cups dried breadcrumbs (I used WW Panko)
~ 1 lb. fresh BS Chicken Breast, cut in to bite size pieces (I cut in to tenders)

Directions
- Preheat oven to 375, line baking sheet with foil and lightly spray
- In shallow bowl, whisk together honey and vinegar. Set aside.
- Place bread crumbs in a small saute pan and toast lightly over low heat for about 3-4 minutes until lightly golden brown
- Pour bread crumbs a little at a time into separated bowl. Roll chicken pieces in honey mixture, then in bread crumbs; place in pan
- Bake for 30 minutes, or until cooked thoroughly

3 comments:

  1. I love how simple this is to make - yum!

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  2. I found your blog today while looking for something to do with chicken tenders. I made the dish and wrote about it on my blog: http://mealsforreal.blogspot.com/2010/11/oven-baked-chicken-tender-parmesan.html

    Thanks for the recipe!

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  3. April - glad you liked them. I need to start throwing them back in the rotation more often!

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