Crispy Parmesan and Dijon Chicken Strips
Recipe type: Healthy Chicken Dish
Total Time:  20 minutes
Prep: 8 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup dijon mustard
  • ⅔ cup whole wheat panko (Japanese bread crumbs found in ethnic section of grocery)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • ½ cup fresh grated parmesan
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 485 degrees F.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts lengthwise into thin strips.  Using a small spatula, spread the dijon mustard on both sides of the chicken strips.
  3. Combine the panko, garlic, thyme, and parmesan on a large plate. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Dip one chicken strip at a time in the seasoning, ensuring the chicken is thoroughly covered in seasoning on all sides.
  5. Place strips on a large baking sheet covered with parchment paper.  Drizzle each strip lightly with olive oil.  Bake chicken in the oven for about 12-15 minutes, until panko crumbs are golden brown.
Recipe by Jen Elizabeth's Journals at