Baked Honey Lime Chicken Tenders Recipe
I love chicken tenders. They are so moist and juicy, and take on more flavor. I decided to make some Baked Honey Lime Chicken Tenders, and they were exactly that; sweet, tender, and full of flavor. You are going to love these, and your family will too.
- 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- ¾ cup flour
- ½ cup Panko Bread crumbs
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1½ Tablespoons lime juice
- ½ cup honey
- 1 Tablespoon hot sauce
- ½ cup brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Slice chicken into 2 inch strips, or chunks.
In a large gallon sized bag, mix together salt, pepper, flour, and bread crumbs.
Place chicken strips into bag and shake bag until all chicken is coated.
In a 9x13 pan, heat butter in oven until melted.
Add chicken to pan evenly spaced.
Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from oven and flip chicken. Bake for additional 10 minutes.
While chicken is baking, whisk together all ingredients for sauce.
Remove chicken from oven, and pour sauce over chicken, coating all the pieces.
Bake for an additional 5 minutes.
Remove from oven and serve.
This recipe could easily be made into a freezer meal. However, there are a few things you should note.
- For this particular recipe, we recommend making and preparing the chicken as directed, but not adding the sauce.
We recommend making the chicken, freezing it, then removing them from the freezer and continuing the recipe, as directed in the instructions.
We don’t recommend pre-making the sauce for this recipe.
Calories: 498kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 881mg | Potassium: 432mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 211IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg