Crispy Crunchy Chicken Sticks

Crispy Crunchy Chicken SticksPrep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Ready In: 25 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 chicken cutlets, cut into 1" fingers (approximately 2 fingers per cutlet)
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup pecans, glazed or toasted
  • 1/4 cup panko flakes (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 skewers


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  2. Slide each chicken finger onto a skewer.
  3. Dredge chicken skewer in flour.
  4. Brush honey onto chicken to fully coat.
  5. Finely chop pecans in food processor. Mix pecans, Panko flakes, pepper and salt on a plate, and dredge chicken skewers to coat.
  6. Grease a baking tray with cooking spray. Place skewers on tray and bake until chicken is golden, about 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with hot sauce, spicy mayo or other spice-infused dip for a sweet and spicy chicken treat.

Recipe adapted from Franci Cohen, personal trainer, certified nutritionist and exercise physiologist.


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