Almond-Crusted Chicken Fingers With Honey-Mustard Sauce

Almond-Crusted Chicken Fingers With Honey-Mustard Sauce

This kid-friendly recipe for almond-crusted chicken fingers with honey-mustard dipping sauce is great for adults, too!

A light, almond-panko crust bakes to a crisp, golden exterior, and the honey mustard sauce has the perfect blend of sweet and tangy.

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4.08 from 25 votes

Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

These Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce are great for kids and kids at heart!

Course Main Course
Keyword chicken, kid friendly
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 328 kcal
Author BODi


  • 2 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. rice wine vinegar
  • Nonstick cooking spray or olive oil cooking spray
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 lb. raw chicken breast tenders, skinless
  • 1 cup whole wheat Panko bread crumbs (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sliced raw almonds
  • 1 dash sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • 1 dash ground black pepper


  1. Combine honey, mustard, and vinegar in a small bowl; mix well. Chill.

  2. Preheat oven to 425° F.

  3. Line baking sheet with foil; lightly coat with spray.

  4. Combine eggs and water in a medium shallow bowl; whisk to blend.

  5. Soak chicken in egg mixture for 30 minutes, turning once; set aside.

  6. Combine bread crumbs, almonds, salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag; shake to combine.

  7. Working with a few pieces at a time, lift chicken from egg mixture, letting excess drip back into bowl, and drop into bag containing bread crumb mixture. Seal bag and shake to coat; repeat with remaining chicken.

  8. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, turning after 10 minutes, until no longer pink in the middle and golden brown.

  9. Serve with honey mustard dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 160mg53%
Sodium 677mg29%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 31g62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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