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Crispy Honey Chipotle Chicken

These chicken strips are so crispy, you won't believe they're baked!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef

Ingredients

  • 3-4 chicken breasts sliced into strips
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 8 Tbsp butter melted
  • FOR THE SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp chipotle in adobo sauce the sauce chipotle peppers are packed in inside a can.  Usually found near the canned jalapenos in the latino section of your grocery store
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp white or apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water + 2 Tbsp cornstarch

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pour melted butter into a large baking sheet with sides, brush to coat the whole surface.
  • Using a fork, stir together flour, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes in a bowl. In another bowl, whisk eggs. In a third bowl, place panko bread crumbs.
  • Coat chicken in flour, dip into eggs, then toss in the panko bread crumbs. Place chicken on buttered baking sheet. Repeat for all remaining chicken strips.
  • Bake 9-10 minutes, flip chicken over and bake another 9 minutes.
  • While chicken is cooking, add sauce ingredients (except water and cornstarch) to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir together water and cornstarch (making a slurry), whisking it into the sauce until it thickens. Reduce heat to low.
  • Once chicken is finished cooking, toss or dip chicken in the sauce... turning to coat thoroughly. Serve :)