Honey-Dijon Chicken Tenders with Zucchini Rice

Honey-Dijon Chicken Tenders

Serves 4
 

Ingredients

1 cup panko breadcrumbs

1 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. paprika

3 tbsp. butter, melted

heaping 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. honey

3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced vertically into strips

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a large baking sheet and set aside.

 

In a large bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika. Set aside. In a separate bowl, combine melted butter, Dijon mustard and honey; whisk until well combined.

 

Place the chicken strips into the mustard-butter mixture, then into the breadcrumbs. Coat evenly. Place onto the baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the zucchini rice (see below for recipe).

 

Enjoy!

 

This is an original recipe.

 

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Zucchini Rice

Serves 4 
 

Ingredients

1 cup long-grain white rice

1 medium zucchini, coarsely grated
3 tbsp. butter
Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Directions

Cook rice according to package directions. Remove from heat, add butter and sprinkle zucchini over the rice. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork. Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Serve immediately with the chicken tenders, or with your own favorite main course.

 

Enjoy!

 

 

Adapted from Real Simple