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Crispy Crunchy Chicken Strips Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Crispy Crunchy Chicken Strips

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    40 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Cut chicken breasts into strips. Whisk egg and juice together in a medium bowl. Stir in molasses and honey. Dip chicken strips into egg mixture. Pour cracker crumbs into a resealable plastic bag. Put egg coated chicken pieces in bag, seal and shake to coat with crumbs.
  3. Place breaded chicken on a foil-lined cookie sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Flip the chicken strips and turn the pan, then bake for another 10 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 13, 2010

I used mango juice as well, but I doubled the amount of the mango juice and used honey instead of molasses, so twice as much honey and i used ritz crackers which made for a crunchy breading. The chicken turned out to be juicy and sweet on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Amazing

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 15, 2003

To jazz up this recipie a little I added 1 tsp. ginger, 1 tsp garlic powder, and 1 tsp. crushed red pepper to the sauce. I also marinated the chicken in the sauce for 20 minutes. These 2 things really added to the flavor. I will make these again.


26 Ratings

Apr 22, 2003

I added grated orange zest to the cracker crumb mixture along with chopped fresh parsley. I also cooked them on a baking stone and they were crunchy but still lacked something. Perhaps some type of dipping orange marmalade based dipping sauce???? I will probably try this recipe again.

Nov 27, 2006

Only gave 4 stars because I used mango juice instead of orange juice, and had to add more crackers. I would also let sit in fridge after 1st coating then coat with bread crumbs again. Very tasty!

Jan 13, 2010

These were pretty good. The only thing I changed about them was that in addition to the crackers crumbs, I added some crushed Rice Krispies and some wheat germ. The kids never even noticed I snuck in this healthy addition-they loved them and gobbled them up! I personally don't think they had enough flavor to eat by themselves, but with some honey BBQ sauce they were great.

Jan 28, 2003

This recipe was ok, although I did expect more flavor. It was pretty plain, and I followed the directions very carefully. I don't think I will make it again. It was pretty basis and I couldn't even taste the molasses or the orange juice.

Mar 29, 2010

This was simple and the grandkids loved it! I might even try this using Italian Seasoned breadcrumbs for a totally different flavor.

Feb 13, 2009

Absolutely wonderful. I didn't have any honey, so I used a little lemon juice. They were a BIG hit!!


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  • Calories
  • 250 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 138 mg
  • 46%
  • Fat
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 36.1 g
  • 72%
  • Sodium
  • 180 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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