Super easy chicken strips that are healthy for kids and quick to make. This ridiculously tasty baked chicken strips recipe is worth switching from store bought.
Course: Main Course, Snack
Keyword: chicken, crispy chicken, fried chicken
1kgBoneless chicken breasts cut into strips
1Lemon - Juice and zest
2 1/4tbspGarlic powder
3cupsCrushed corn flakes
3tbspWhole wheat flour
1tbspChopped fresh thyme
Add the chicken strips to a gallon size zip top bag. Pour the yogurt, salt, lemon juice and zest, 2 tbsp garlic powder and 1 1/2 tbsp onion powder over the chicken. Toss well, cover and refrigerate 60 minutes or overnight.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line two baking sheets with parchment.
Add the crushed cornflakes, flour, thyme, and a pinch of salt to a clean bowl. Stir to combine.
Remove each piece of chicken from the yogurt, and dredge through the crumbs. Gently press to ensure the mix sticks! Place on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat until all the chicken has been used. Melt together the butter with the rest of the onion powder and garlic powder with a pinch of salt. Brush the chicken generously with warm butter.
If you are going to freeze, do this now and then bag. Otherwise, spread the chicken out onto the baking sheet. Make sure not to crowd your sheet, if necessary use two baking sheets. Transfer to the oven and bake for 15 minutes, then flip the chicken over and continue cooking another 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
Serve with dipping sauce of choice and some steamed frozen vegetables for a delicious healthy dinner!