These Baked Cajun Honey Dijon Chicken Tenders are the most flavorful, crispy tenders that your entire family is sure to love. Marinated in a tangy honey dijon mustard dressing, breaded in cornflakes, seasoned with a spicy cajun seasoning, beautifully baked, and all around delicious. This recipe is super easy to make and only requires a handful of ingredients.
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Baked Cajun Honey Dijon Chicken Tenders. What is there more to say in all honesty?
I mean, these tenders are EVERYTHING.
Personally, I love a good chicken tender thats EXTRA CRISPY. I mean Crispy, CRISPY!
And these tenders are just that. My secret? Corn flakes. Yup. grinding up corn flakes instead of breadcrumbs makes things super crispy.
I figured that we’d kick off the middle of the week with a fun recipe that’s super easy and only requires a handful of ingredients.
I couldn’t be more excited to share this recipe with ya’ll. It’s such a flavorful dish and for those of you who follow Orchids + Sweet Tea regularly—you know that I’m all about flavor!
So of course, I couldn’t disappoint with recipe, regardless of how easy it is to make.
OK, so let’s talk about the Honey Mustard sauce for a sec?
Thankfully, my friends at Drew’s Organics loved my brand and mission so much that they chose to work with me on creating a dynamite recipe that works for both our audiences.
Firstly, I want to start by saying that I’ve always been a true fan of Drew’s Organics! I often purchase them from Amazon or select Organic Grocers, both online and in store.
Secondly, not only are their dressings/marinades and salsas amazing, but their mission is also.
When it comes to their dressings/marinades, they offer a ton of flavor options, which makes it perfect for almost every dish.
These tenders specifically use their Honey Dijon Dressing + Quick Marinade, however, they also have other awesome flavors which include: Creamy Ranch, Classic Italian, Roasted Garlic Peppercorn, Romano Caesar, Rosemary Balsamic, Poppy Seed, Chipotle Ranch, Thousand Island, Tahini Goddess, French Dressing, Shiitake Ginger, Greek Olive, Thai Coconut Sesame, and Orange Sesame Ginger.
Back to the mission. Drew’s Organics believes in creating delicious and healthy foods (much like we do!) by offering products that are Organic, have No GMOs, and are Gluten-Free.
In addition, they are committed to using only high quality expeller-pressed oils along with offering Paleo, Vegan/ Plant-based, and No-Sugar Added options, which is great!
They’re SUPER EASY to make.
Uses mostly pantry staple ingredients.
Bold flavors—Sweet + Tangy go so well together!
EXTRA crispy in every bite.
Fully loaded with flavor!!
Great family meal option.
Completely meal-prep friendly!
Fun cooking activity for entire family.
And just absolutely comforting and perfect for any day!
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OK, let’s dig right into this recipe shall we?
In a large bowl, add the chicken strips, sea salt, black pepper, + dried parsley, and honey dijon dressing together and toss well to coat. Let sit for at least 15 minutes.
Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit and prep a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
In a separate large bowl, add the crushed corn flakes, flour, and cajun seasoning together and stir until well combined.
Now, take a piece of chicken, place it into the corn flake mixture, mixing it around and ensuring that it’s fully coated, and then place it onto the prepared baking sheet. Repeat until all strips are coated.
Lightly brush or spray tops of chicken with olive oil and bake them for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and fully cooked through.
Remove from oven, let cool for 5 minutes, and sprinkle with dried parsley, if desired.
To serve, enjoy chicken tenders with additional honey dijon dressing as a dip or your favorite condiment.
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Baked Cajun Honey Dijon Chicken Tenders.