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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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken, Baked chicken recipe, chicken tenders, honey lime
Servings: 4
Calories: 498kcal


  • Ziploc Bag
  • 9x13
  • Saucepan


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or chicken tenders)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ½ cup Panko Bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons butter


  • 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